Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia magnusiana

Puccinia magnusiana Körnicke, 1876

on Ranunculus

Puccinia cf magnusiana: aecia on Ranunculus repens

Ranunculus repens, Swifterbant, Kamperhoek, © Arnold Grosscurt: aecia: (because the plant was growing in a reedbed, the identification, although not definite, is very probable)

Puccinia cf magnusiana: aecia on Ranunculus repens

the petiole and rachis are galled

Puccinia cf magnusiana: aecia on Ranunculus repens

detail of the aecia

Puccinia cf magnusiana: aecia on Ranunculus repens

per side of a leaf with young aecia

Puccinia cf magnusiana: aecia on Ranunculus repens

underside of the same leaf


see also Aecidium ranunculi-acris.

spermogonia, aecia

Ranunclaceae, monophagous

Ranunculus aconitifolius, breyninus, bulbosus, chaerophyllos, creticus, flammula, illyricus, kotschyi, lingua, montanus, polyanthemos subsp. nemorosus + serpens, repens, sardous.

on Phragmites

Puccinia magnusiana: urediniospores, teliospores, paraphyse

Phragmites australis, from González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores, urediniospores, paraphyse

Puccinia magnusiana telia

Phragmites australis, Jonen: uredinia © Arnold Grosscurt

Puccinia magnusiana: telia on Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, Loenen, Groote Modderkolk © Arnold Grosscurt: telia

Puccinia magnusiana: telium, transverse section

telium, transverse section

Puccinia magnusiana: teliospore



Uredinia hypophyllous on yellow leaf spots, light brown, small, long covered by the epidermis, with many clavate paraphyses; spores with 3(4) equatorial germination pores. Telia hypophyllous as well, often in rows, blackish brown, compact; spores two-celled, 22 x 44 µm, clavate, apically rounded.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, oligophagous

Arundo donax; Phragmites australis.


Tuberculina persicina.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Baka & Rabei (2013a), Brandenburger (1972a, 1985a: 821, 822), Buhr (1965a), Doppelbaur (1973a), Ellis & Ellis (1977a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Hrabětová, Kolařík & Marková (2015a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Kruse & Jage (2014a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Losa España (1942a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Van Ryckegem (2005a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Scholler & Schubert (1993a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tóth (1994a), Unamuno (1942a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a), Zwetko & Blanz (2012a).

Last modified 14.xii.2022