Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia phrynae

Puccinia phrynae Hüseyin & Kırbağ, 2003

on Caryophyllaceae, Alsinoideae


No host plant alternation, telia only. They are mainly hypophyllous, also caulicolous, to over 2 mm long, dark brown, pulvinate, not pulverulent. Spores 42-50 µm, two-celled, weakly constricted, apically rounded, upper pore ± apical, lower one equatorial or sub-equatorial; wall yellowish brown, smooth, apically strongly thickened; pedicel hyaline, persistent, up to 90 µm.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Phrynella ortegioides (= Phryne o.).


seems related to P. hysteriiformis.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Hüseyin & Kırbağ (2003a).

Last modified 25.xi.2021