Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia fuirenae-pubescentis

Puccinia fuirenae-pubescentis Maire, 1905

on Fuirena


no host alternation. Urediniospores and teliospores in mixed sori. These cinnamon-coloured, pulverulent, mainly hypohyllous, also on the stems, on brown spots. Urediniospores 20-25 x 26-36 µm with 1-2 germination pores. Teliospores 2-celled, 20 x 48-65 µm, smooth, apically with a hyaline papilla; pedicel thick, hyaline, up to 13 µm, ± persistent.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Fuirena pubescens.


Brandenburger (1985a: 863), González Fragoso (1924a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022