Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia lagerheimii

Puccinia lagerheimii Lindroth, 1901

on Galium


No host plant alternation; only blackish brown or black pustulate telia on galled spots. Spores two-celled, 14-22 x 35-70 µm, apically thickened but not particularly darkened, on a persistent,very long pedicel.

host plants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium album, amisophylon, megalospermum, noricum, pumilum, ? sylvaticum.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985aL 508), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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