Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia pedunculata

Puccinia pedunculata Schröter, 1875

on Rumex

Puccinia pedunculata: spores

Rumex scutatus, from González Fragoso (1924a): urediniospsores and teliospores


No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia reddish-brown; urediniospores oval, thick-walled, light yellowish-brown, remotely spinulose, with 5-6 dispersed pores. Telia black, pulvinate; teliospores two-celled, without constrction, clublike, smooth, wall of the top cell apically thickened; germination pore of the lower cell close to the septum. Pedicel ≤ 80 µm, brown, persistent.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex maderensis, scutatus


Puccinia rumicis-scutati (de Candolle) Winter, 1881.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Beltran Tejera (1976a), Brandenburger (1985a: 90), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1987a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), González Fragoso (1922a, 1924a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean (1997a), Riegler-Hager (2014a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a).

Last modified 24.xi.2021