Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia imperatoriae

Puccinia imperatoriae Jacky, 1899

on Peucedanum

Puccinia imperatoriae: teliospores

Peucedanum ostruthiumn uit González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores


No host plant alternation, only telia. They are chocolate-brown, small, pustular, long covered by the epidermis, hypophyllous, but also on the petiole, causing clear galling. Sporen two-celled, ovoid, 15-25 x 25-45 µm; wall smooth, thin; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous; germination pores capped by small but distinct papillae.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Peucedanum ostruthium (= Imperatoria o.).


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 452), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 30.x.2022