Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia mougeotii

Puccinia mougeotii Lagerheim, 1895

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Thesium


aecia hypophyllous, also on the stem, slit-like. Uredinia often missing, brown; spores with 4-5 pores. Telia hypophyllous, also on the stem, black, long covered by the epidermis, finally pulverulent; spores 2-celled (but 1-celled are not rare); wall smooth, apically thickened; pedicel almost hyaline, deciduous.


Santalaceae, monophagous

Thesium alpinum, divaricatum, linophyllon.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 80), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1973a).


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