Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rugulosa

Puccinia rugulosa Tranzschel, 1892

on Peucedanum


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia mainly epiphyllous, uredinia and telia hypophyllous. The uredinia that are formed first up to 1 cm, cinnamon brown, on galled parts of veins and petiole; the later ones are darker brown and cause only leaf spots. Urediniospores ± globular, with 3(4) germination pores. Telia blackish brown, minute, sometimes coalescing into groups; spores two-celled, oval, wall with fine vertical lines; pedicel 2-3 x the spore length, hyaline, fragile, deciduous.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Peucedanum arenarium, coriaceum, gallicum, latifolium, officinale, ruthenicum.


Puccinia peucedani-parisiensis (de Candolle) Lindroth, 1902.


Brandenburger (1985a: 453), Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Heluta, Hayova, Tykhonenko ao (2010a), Henderson (2000a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a) Saarland, Mercé (1975a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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