Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia jackyana

Puccinia jackyana Gäumann, 1953

on ? Podospermum, Scorzonera


No host plant alternation. Infected plants are clearly disfigured. Spermogonia honey-coloured, epiphyllous, also on the stem. Aecia also epiphyllous and on the stem, cupulate, yellow with white margin. Uredinia brown, not always formed; spores with 2 pores above the equator. Telia blackish brown, long covered by the epidermis; Spores 2-celled, 17-20 x 27-36 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Podospermum purpureum, roseum; Scorzonera austriaca, hispanica, humilis


Brandenburger (1985a: 692), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 1.xii.2022