Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rossiana

Puccinia rossiana (Saccardo) Lagerheim, 1890

on Scilla


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia in large groups around the leaf tip, dark brown. Spores two-celled, all with many small but clear pits; pore of the apical cell with an acute papilla.

host plants

Asparagaceae, ? monophagous

Scilla bifolia, siberica; ? Hyacinthoides hispanica.


Puccinia scillae Linhart, 1885.

Possibly also P. ficalhoana Lagerheim, 1890, described from Hyacinthoides hispanica, is conspecific with rossiana.


Brandenburger (1985a: 716), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Poelt & Zwetko (1991a, 1997a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005b), Talhinhas, Carvalho, Figueira & Ramos (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

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