Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia rupestris

Puccinia rupestris Juel, 1893

on Sausurea


spermogonia probably never formed. Aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, golden yellow, on blackish-purple spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, monophagous

Saussurea alpina.

on Carex


uredinia hypophyllous, dark brown; spores with 3 pores. Telia small, black, pulvinate, soon naked. Teliospores 2-celled with a clear constriction, dark brown, slender club-like; wall smooth, apical part of top cell strongly thickened; pedicel persistent.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex rupestris.

On the basis of the synonymy of vaginatae, also Carex vaginata.


? Puccinia vaginatae Juel, 1893


the species is sometimes considered conspecific with, or a variety of, P. dioicae.


Alaei, De Backer, Nuytinck ao (2009a), Brandenburger (1985a: 671, 869), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022