Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia scabiosae-sempervirentis

Puccinia scabiosae-sempervirentis Hasler, 1930

on Centaurea


aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, well developed peridium split into segments, on yellow or red leaf spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Centaurea scabiosa.

on Carex


urediniospores 16-28 x 19-28 µm, with 2 pores above the equator. Telia blackish brown, not pulverulent. Teliospores 16-18 µm wide, two-celled, with a smooth wall, that apically is strongly thickened.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex sempervirens.

Blumer, on the autohority of Mayor, also mentions Carex ferruginea.


many authors, including Termorshuizen & Swertz, and also the Index Fungorum (2016) consider this species conspecific with Puccinia dioicae, or a variety of it.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1967a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


Last modified 4.viii.2017