Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia thalictri-distichophylli

Puccinia thalictri-distichophylli Fischer & Mayor, 1924

on Thalictrum


spermogonia epiphyllous.Aecia orange-yellow, in dense groups, hypophyllous, also on the petioles, cupulate. Infected spots are somewhat thickened and brown above. Aeciospores elongated.

spermogonia, aecia

Rancunlaceae, narrowly monophagous

Thalictrum foetidum

on Trisetum


uredinia orange yellow, epiphyllous, small, without paraphyses; urediniospores brown, spinulose, ± 8 germination pores. Telia black, long covered by the epidermis; brown paraphyses present. Teliospores 2-celled, clavate, not constricted; wall smooth, at the flattened tip somewhat thickened; pedicel short.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Trisetum distichophyllum.


The delimitation of the species presented here follows Klenke & Scholler. Contrariwise, several authors take this species as conspecific with, or a variety of, Puccinia recondita.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 819), Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 13.xii.2022