Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia thaliae

Puccinia thaliae Dietel, 1899

on Canna


Uredinia and telia orange, uniformly distributed of both undersides and upper sides of the leaves. Urediniospores 18-27 x 25-37 µm, echinulate, with 2 equatorial pores. Teliospores pale brown, clavate to cylindric, 15-15 x 43-67 µm with rounded apex, on a short pedicel.

uredinia, telia

Cannaceae, monophagous

Canna indica.


Padamsee & McKenzie (2012a), Talhinhas, Carvalho, Figueira & Ramos (2019a), Talhinhas, Silva, Nunes & Ramos (2016a).

Last modified 10.xi.2021