Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia lycoctoni

Puccinia lycoctoni Fuckel, 1875

on Aconitum


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia mainly hypophyllous, dark brown; spores two-celled, upper cell with a stout papilla, on a short, deciduous pedicel.


Ranunculceae, narrowly monophagous

Aconitum lycoctonum & subsp. neapolitanum + vulparia.


the aecia that Gäuman attributed (already with some doubt) to this species almost certainly concern Uromyces lycoctoni (Klenke & Scholler).


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maire (1943a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2003a).

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