Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia scolymi

Puccinia scolymi Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Scolymus

Puccinia scolymi: spores

Scolymus grandiflorus, uit González Fragoso (1924a): urediniospores and teliosporen


No host plant alternation, uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, dispersed, not numerous, small, pulverulent, brownish; spores 24-30 µm in diameter, pores not well discernable. Telia amphigenous, brownish black, pulverulent; spores 20-30 x 30-40 µm; pedicel hyaline, slender, about as long as the spore.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Scolymus grandiflorus, hispanicus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 692), González Fragoso (1924a), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a).

Last modified 1.xii.2022