Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rimosa

Puccinia rimosa (Link) Winter, 1880

on Juncus

Puccinia rimosa: telium (section)

Juncus maritimus, uit González Fragoso (1924a): section through a telium


only uredinia and telia. Uredinia light brown, pulverulent; spores yellowish brown, one-celled, finely spinulose, with 2 indistinct germination pores. Telia darker brown, compact. Teliospores two-celled, smooth, apical wall of the top cell hardly thickened; pedicel persistent, up to 80 µm.

host plants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Juncus acutus, maritimus.


mediterranean species.


Brandenburger (1985a: 744), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d).

Last modified 7.xii.2022