Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia limosae

Puccinia limosae Magnus, 1877

on Lysimachia


aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, well developed peridium split into segments, on bright yellow leaf spots, sometimes also on the stems.

spermogonia, aecia

Primulaceae, monophagous

Lysimachia thyrsiflora, vulgaris.

on Carex


uredinia small, hypophyllous, also on the stems, causing small yellow stripes; spores with 3-4 equatorial germination pores. Telia blackish brown, pulvinate, soon naked. Teliospores 2-celled, ob-clavate; wall smooth, apically strongly thickened; pedicel up to 28 µm.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex chordorrhiza, limosa, magellanica.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 867), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022