Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rhodosensis

Puccinia rhodosensis Gjærum, 2014

on Tragopogon


possible host alternation unknown; only telia observed. Telia on leaves and stems, singular or in
small groups, surrounded by the ruptured epidermis, dark brown. Teliospores tqo-celled, mostly ellipsoid, slightly constricted at septum, 15–21 × (13–)15–19 μ. Wall light brown, smooth, 1.5–2 μ thick, pores with low papillae, upper pore apical, lower pore depressed. Pedicel broken near the spore, hyaline

host plants

Asteraceae, monofaag

Tragopogon crocifolius.


Gjærum & Lye (2014a).

Last modified 16.xi.2021