Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia francoeuriae

Puccinia francoeuriae Săvulescu & Rayss, 1935

on Pulicaria

Puccinia francoeuriae: urediniospores and teliospores

Pulicaria undulata, from Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a): urediniospores (top) and teliospores


No host alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, small, brown, pulverulent; spores 20-23 x 33-40 µm. Telia on the stems, not on spots, 1-2 mm long, blackish. Teliospores 23-30 x 46-60 µm; pedicel hyaline, persistent, 100-133 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Pulicaria undulata (= Francoeuria crispa).


Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d, Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019