Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rivalis

Puccinia rivalis Gäuman, 1940

on Galium


No host plant alternation; only yellowish brown, ultimately brownish grey telia. Spores two-celled, 12-14 x 34-38 µm µm, early germinating, on a hyaline, persistent pedicel.

host plants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium pumilum subsp. rivulare.


Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a: 508), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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