Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia kummeri

Puccinia kummeri Gäumann, 1942

on petasites


Apart from the host plant not distinguishable from Puccinia poarum.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, monophagous

Petasites albus, hybridus, paradoxus.


uredinia mostly epiphyllous, yellow, almost without paraphyses; urediniospores with 6-7 indistinct pores. Telia dark brown, epiphyllous, divided into compartments by rows of brown clavate paraphyses. Teliospores two-celled, slender-clavate, without constriction; wall smooth, thin, somewhat thickened at the very tip. Pedicel brown, short, persistent.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Agrostis stolonifera.


Brandenburger (1985a: 648, 800), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 12.xii.2022