Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia paederotae

Puccinia paederotae Saville,1968

on Paederota


no host plant alternation, only telia. The telia consist of a compact centre of spores the germinate almost immediately, surrounded by brown pulverulent sori with spores that only germinate after hibernation. The hibernating spores have a comparatively thick, brown wall and a deciduous pedicel; the soon hibernating spores have a thinner, yellowish to hyaline wall and a more persistent pedicel.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Paederota bonarota, lutea.


Brandenburger (1985a: 570), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 17.xi.2022