Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia gaeumanni

Puccinia gaeumanni Mayor, 1946

on Tanacetum


No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, brown the first formed ones on yellow spots; between the spores threadlike paraphyses; spores with 3 germination pores, each one capped by a low papilla. Telia blackish brown, hypophyllous, dispersed, soon naked, not on leaf spots, likewise with paraphyses; spores 2-celled, oval; wall smooth, rather thick, apically not thickened; pedicel hyaline, up to 90 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Tanacetum cinerariifolium.


Brandenburger (1985a: 641), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 26.xi.2022