Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia oxalidis

Puccinia oxalidis Dietel & Ellis, 1895

on Oxalis

Puccinia oxalidis on Oxalis debilis: uredinia

Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa, Engeland, Vice County: Berks, VC22: uredinia; © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

Puccinia oxalidis: urediniospores



No host plant alternation, spermogonia and aecia unknown in Europe. Telia minute, waxy; spores two-celled, on a short pedicel.

host plants

Oxalidaceae, monophagous

Oxalis articulata, debilis, latifolia, pes-caprae, purpurea, rosea, violacea.

Not on the wild O. acetosella.


The spermogonia and aecia actually are known from North America, from Berberis (incl. Mahonia).


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Brandenburger (1985a: 326), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1982a, 1987a), Gjaerum & Dennis (1976a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2022b), Šafránková (2014a), Spooner & Butterfill (1999a), Talhinhas, Carvalho, Figueira & Ramos (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a), Zwetko (2000a).

Last modified 2.v.2023