Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rodriguezii

Puccinia rodriguezii Unamuno, 1941

on Galatella

Puccinia rodriguezii

Galatella sedifolia, from Unamuno (1941b): telia and teliospores


No host plant alternation; only telia. Telia on the stems and underside of the leaves, blackish brown, coalescing to 1 cm long crusts. Spores mostly two-celled, slender; wall smooth,, thin but apically strongly thickened, 20-22 x 52-68 µm; pedicel persistent, thick, up to 66 µm.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Galatella sedifolia.


species described from the surroundings of Madrid.


Brandenburger (1985a: 609), Unamuno (1941b).

Last modified 23.xi.2022