Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia paulii

Puccinia paulii Poelt, 1961

on Arabis


no host plant alternation, only telia, exclusively in the inflorescence, especially on the siliquae. They are reddish brown, pulvinate. The spores are brown, two-celled with a clear constriction, the wall is homogenous in thickness, verrucose. The pedicel is thin, deciduous. Contrary to Puccinia thlaspeos, the host plant does not become disfigured as a result of the infection.


Brassicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Arabis pumila.


Poelt (1961a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1971a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a).


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