Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia karelica

Puccinia karelica Tranzschel, 1905

on Trientalis


aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, well developed peridium split into segments, on yellow or red leaf spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Primulaceae, monophagous

Trientalis europaea.

on Carex


uredinia small, hypophyllous, also on the stems, causing small yellow stripes; spores with 3(4) germination pores. Telia blackish brown, pulvinate, soon naked. Teliospores 2-celled, ob-clavate; wall smooth, apically strongly thickened; pedicel up to 32 µm..

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex limosa, magellanica subsp. irrigua.


Brandenburger (1985a: 867), Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022