Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia trollii

Puccinia trollii Karsten, 1866

on Trollius


not host plant alternation, only telia. They are dark brown, often surrounded by a whitish zone, hypophyllous, also on the petioles and especially there creating strong malformations. Teliospores 2-celled, ± elliptic with a clear constriction; the wall is smooth, apical cell with a pronounced papilla; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous.


Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Trollius altissimus, europaeus.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller (2006a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017