Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia paludosa

Puccinia paludosa Plowright, 1889

on Pedicularis


Aecia in often large groups on galled and discoloured spots; peridium white, divided into segments, spore mass orange.

spermogonia, aecia

Orobanchaceae, monophagous

Pedicularis mixta, palustris, resupinata, sceptrum-carolinum, sylvatica.

on Carex


uredinia on the leaves or stems, light brown; spores with relatively thick wall (2-3.5 µm), with 3 germination pores. Telia blackish brown, soon naked; teliospores two-celled, slender-clavate; wall smooth, apically thickened; pedicel short, yellowish, persistent.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, bigelowii, cespitosa, elata, hostiana, nigra, panicea, reuteriana, riparia.


Puccinia caricina var. paludosa (Plowright) Henderson, 1961.


Brandenburger (1985a: 571, 868), Buhr (1965a), Dietrich (2013a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022