Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia kentrophylli

Puccinia kentrophylli Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Carthamus


No host plant alternation, only telia; they are lead-coloured, covered by the epidermis. Spores 2-celled, dark brown, not constricted at the septum, almost smooth, 16-30 x 30-43 µm; pedicel hyaline, 30-40 µm, soon breaking off

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Carthamus tenuis.


Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019