Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia galactitis

Puccinia galactitis Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Galactites

Puccinia galactitis: teliospores

Galactites tomentosus, from González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores


No host plant alternation, only telia: hypophyllous, hidden in the dense hair cover of the plant, mainly recognisable by brown-purplish leaf spots. Spores 16-19 x 36-56 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Galactites tomentosus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 668), Gjaerum (1982a), González Fragoso (1924a), Talhinhas, Carvalho, Figueira & Ramos (2019a).

Last modified 29.xi.2022