Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rubefaciens

Puccinia rubefaciens Johanson, 1886

on Galium


No host plant alternation; only blackish brown or black telia. Spores two-celled, 14-22 x 30-53 µm, apically srongly thickened and darkly coloured, on a hyaline persistent, up to 30 µm long pedicel.

host plants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium boreale.


Puccinia pallidefaciens, Johanson, 1886.


Brandenburger (1985a: 508), Buhr (19654b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Ozaslan, Hüseyin, Farooq & Onen (2018a).

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