Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia pringsheimiana

Puccinia pringsheimiana Klebahn, 1895

on Ribes


. see under Puccinia caricina.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, aureum, (nigrum), rubrum, sanguineum, uva-crispa.

on Carex


uredinia hypophyllous, light brown, on yellow spots. Urediniospores with 3(4) equatorial pores, wall thickness 1-2µm. Telia blackish brown. Teliospores 2-celled, almost without constriction clavate, narrowing into the pedicel; wall smooth, apical part of top cell moderately thickened; pedicel hyaline, up to half as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex acuta, canescens, cespitosa, elata, limosa, nigra, ? pilosa.

The occurrence on C. canescens and limosa, that was reported by Gäumann, is doubted by Klenke & Scholler.


Puccinis ribis-nigri-acutae Klebahn, 1896.

Many authors, and also the Index Fungorum (2016) consider pringsheimiana conspecific with, or at best a variety of, P. caricina.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dietrich (2013a), Gäumann (1959a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Mayor (1967a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tóth (1994a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

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