Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia smilacis

Puccinia smilacis Schweinitz, 1822

on Smilax


spermogonia and aecia not observed. Uredinia and telia hypophyllous on small brownish spots, somewhat pulverulent, light brown and brown, respectively. Urediniospores with 2-3 equatorial pores. Teliospores 2-celled, broadly elliptic, wall smooth, of uniform thickness; pedicel light brown, as long as the spore or shorter.

host plants

Smilacaceae, monophagous

Smilax excelsa.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Hüseyin & Karahan (2005a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2005a).

Last modified 26.xi.2021