Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia pachyderma

Puccinia pachyderma Wettstein, 1887

on Gagea


No host plant alternation,, only telia. They are long covered by the epidermis, then lead-coloured, swollen; after the epidermis has ruptured dark brown, pulverulent. Teliospores two-celled with unusually thick walls.

host plants

Liliaceae, monophagous

Gagea chlorantha, foliosa, gagioides, graeca, granatelli, pusilla, reticulata, rigida.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 708), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1986a) Gjaerum (1986a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a).

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