Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia sesleriae

Puccinia sesleriae Reichardt, 1877

on Rhamnus


spermogonia epiphyllous, on orange spots, > 0.1 mm. Aecia hypophyllous, yellow, funnel-shaped or cylindrical, margin only little reflexed, in small groups; spores verrucose.

spermogonia, aecia

Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhamnus saxatilis.

on Sesleria


uredinia hypophyllous, yellowish-brown, linear. Urediniospores oval, with 2-4 equatorial pores. Telia from begin on naked, dark brown, linear. Teliospores 2-celled, fusiform, weakly constricted; wall smooth, apically strongly thickened; pedicel up to 80 µm, yellowish, persistent.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Sesleria caerulea.


Puccinia sesleriae-caeruleae Fischer, 1904 (see Gäumann, 1959a: 732).


Brandenburger (1985a: 373, 776), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

Last modified 10.xii.2022