Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia sonchina

Puccinia sonchina Sydow & Sydow, 1903

on Sonchus


No host plant alternation, only uredinia en telia. Uredinia amphigenous, cinnamon coloured, pulverulent; spores 22-27 x 24-32 µm, with 2 pores. Telia blackish brown; spores 2-celled, thin-walled, pedicel deciduous.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Sonchus arvensis, oleraceus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 694), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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