Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia flahaulti

Puccinia flahaulti Mayor & Viennot-Bourgin, 1955

on Geranium


No hostplant alternation; telia only. Telia immersed in up to 5 cm large gallings at the underside of the leaves, veins and petioles, opening by a pore, by which the spores are extruded in an thread. Spores 2-celled; wall smooth but with a few low vertical ridges; apically a sharp, yellow papilla; pedical short, deciduous, hyaline.

host plants

Geraniaceae, narrowly monophagous

Geranium macrorrhizum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 329), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

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