Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia oxyriae

Puccinia oxyriae Fuckel, 1875

on Oxyria


No host plant alternation, spermogonia and aecia unknown. Uredinia amphigenous, cinnamon brown, on small purple spots; urediniospores echinulate, with 4-6 indistinct scattered spores. Telia mainly hypophyllous, pulverulent, chestnut brown on small purple spots. Teliospores 2-celled, broadly elliptic, wall smooth, of uniform thickness; pedicel short, hyaline, easily deciduous.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Oxyria digyna.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 83), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Hagen (1941a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

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