Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia luzulae

Puccinia luzulae Libert, 1830

on Luzula


No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia. They are amphigenous, on red or black spots, rust coloured and blackish brown, respectively. Urediniospores almost smooth, with four indistinct germination pores. Teliospores two-celled, on persistent pedicel of up to 40 µm.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Luzula campestris, forsteri, luzulina, multiflora, pilosa, plumosa, spicata, sudetica.


Puccinia oblongata (Link) Winter, 1880.


Brandenburger (1985a: 746), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Riegler-Hager (2000a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

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