Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia joerstadii

Puccinia joerstadii Rytz, 1927

on Saxifraga


only telia. They are dark brown, epiphyllous, up to 3 mm in size. Teliospores two-celled, long-elliptic, weakly constricted, without obvious apical papilla. The wall is smooth, of uniform thickness; lower cell with a pore next to the attachment of the pedicel.


Saxifragaceae, narrowly monophagous

Saxifraga oppositifolia.


Brandenburger (1985a: 217), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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