Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia teucrii

Puccinia teucrii Bivona-Bernardi, 1815

on Teucrium

Puccinia teucrii: teliospores

Teucrium fruticans, uit González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores


No host alternation; only telia. Telia hypophyllous, often hardly visible by the plant’s indumentum, but well visible on the calyces. Closely similar to P. annularis, but the teliospores much larger: 18-20 x 50-53 µm.

host plants

Lamiacae, narrowly oligophagous

Ajuga chamaepitys subsp. chia; Teucrium bracteatum, divaricatum, faurei, flavum, fruticans, polium, pseudoscorodonia, tananicum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 545), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019