Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia septentrionalis

Puccinia septentrionalis Juel, 1895

on Thalictrum


Aecia cupulate, numerous, on swollen, deep purple spots on the petioles and at either sides of the leaves; spores 18-22 µm ø.

spermogonia, aecia

Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Thalictrum alpinum.

on Bistorta


uredinia hypophyllous, yellow to light brown; spores with 4-5 pores. Telia mainly hypophyllous, dark brown. Teliospores partly already formed in the uredinia; they are two-celled, on a short pedicel; the top cell distally with a conspicuous hyaline papilla.

uredinia, telia

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Bistorta officinalis, vivipara.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 85, 156), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Losa Quintana (1972a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Preece & Hick (1994a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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