Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rhagadioli

Puccinia rhagadioli Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Rhagadiolus, etc.


no host plant alternation. Spermogonia honey-coloured, in small epiphyllous groups. Aecia amphigenous, not on spots, dispersed over the entire surface of the leaf, often causing malformations, cupulate, margin white, recurved, laciniate. Uredinia amphigenous, small, brown; spores generally with 3 germination pores. Telia similar, but brownish black; spores 2-celled, 24-32 x 30-44 µm, verrucose; pedicel hyaline, short.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Garhadiolus hedypnois; Rhagadiolus edulis, stellatus.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 691), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a).

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