Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia piptatheri

Puccinia piptatheri Lagerheim, 1890

on Piptatherum


No host plant alternation known, nly uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, rust-coloured, without paraphyses; spores spinulose, 28-24 x 24-32 µm. Telia hypophyllous, blackish brown, bordered by brown paraphyses; spores two-celled, 15-20 x 42-60 µm.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Piptatherum miliaceum, virescens.


Brandenburger (1985a: 832), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 14.xii.2022