Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia magnusii

Puccinia magnusii Klebahn, 1895

on Ribes


See under Puccinia caricina.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, aureum, nigrum, sanguineum.

on Carex

Puccinia magnusii: telia on Carex riparia

Carex riparia, England, Berks, VC22: telia; © Malcolm Storey, Bioimages


uredinia hypophyllous, light brown, on yellow spots. Urediniospores with 3(4) equatorial pores, wall thickness 1-2µm. Telia blackish brown. Teliospores 2-celled, almost without constriction clavate, narrowing into the pedicel; wall smooth, apical part of top cell moderately thickened; pedicel hyaline, up to half as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex acutiformis, riparia.

Klenke & Scholler only mention C. riparia.


many authors, and also the Index Fungorum (2016) consider magnusii conspecific with, or at best a variety of, P. caricina.


Beltran Tejera (1976a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 7.xi.2021