Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia krupae

Puccinia krupae Wróblewski, 1916

on Crepis


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia and aecia not described, possibly absent. Uredinia rarely formed, mainly hypophyllous, cinnamon brown, on yellow leaf spots; spores with 2-3 dispersed spores. Telia mostly epiphyllous, blackish brown, pulverulent, up to 2 mm; spores two-celled, on short, hyaline pedicels.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Crepis jacquinii & subsp. kerneri.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 680), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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