Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia soldanellae

Puccinia soldanellae (de Candolle) Fuckel, 1875

on Soldanella


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia hypophyllous, deeply sunken into the tissue. Aecia over the entire underside of a clearly disfigured leaf, with small lamina and an elongated petiole. Uredinia and telia hypophyllous, usually on normal leaves, often in circles, long covered by the epidermis. Urediniospores with 3 pores. Teliospores 2-celled, almost globular, smooth, each cell with a broad papilla.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Soldanella alpina, carpatica, hungarica, minima, montana, pusilla.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 481), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a) Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1970a), Müller (2006a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a).

Last modified 5.xi.2022