Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia sii-falcariae

Puccinia sii-falcariae (Persoon) Schröter, 1887

on Falcaria

Puccinia sii-falcariae on Falcaria vulgaris

Falcaria vulgaris, Hungary, Budapest, 20.iv.2018 © László Érse

Puccinia sii-falcariae: aecia

underside of a leaf, with young aecia

10.v.2019, underside of a leaf, with opened aecia

Puccinia sii-falcariae: aecia


Puccinia sii-falcariae: aecia

transverse section


No host plant alternation, no uredinia. The fungus is systemic, the plant remains sterile, the leaves look unhealthy, the aecia and telia are distributed all over the leaves. Aecia numerous, amphigenous, cupulate, peridium whitish. Telia amhpigenous, scarce, blackish brown, tiny. Teliospores two-celled, short-elliptic, hardly constricted; wall smooth, thin; pedicel hyaline, thin, deciduous.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Falcaria vulgaris.


Puccinia falcariae Fuckel, 1870


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a: 442), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Özaslan, Hüseyin & Erdogdu (2014a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Tóth (1994a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a).

Last modified 21.xi.2021