Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia pyrethri

Puccinia pyrethri Rabenhorst, 1880

on Chrysanthemum, Tanacetum

Puccinia pyrethri: sporen

Tanacetum corymbosum, from González Fragoso (1924a): urediniospores and teliospores


No host plant alternation; aecia not present. Spermogonia yellowish brown, epiphyllous. Uredinia mainly hypophyllous, pulverulent, light brown. Urediniospores with three about equatorial pores, each covered by a low hyaline papilla. Telia blackish brown, hypophyllous, pulvinate. Teliospores 2-celled, short-elliptic; pedicel thick, persistent, hyaline, 75-130 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chrysanthemum zawadskii; Tanacetum orymbosum & subsp. subcorymbosum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 641), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Unamuno (1942a).

Last modified 26.xi.2022