Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia uliginosa

Puccinia uliginosa Juel, 1894

on Parnassia


aecia bright orange, cupulate, on pale spots at the underside of the leaves.


Celastraceae, monophagous

Parnassia palustris.

on Carex


uredinia mostly epiphyllous, rust coloured; spores with 3(4) pores on the equator. Telia amphigenous, blackish brown; teliospores two-celled, dark brown, on a persistent, yellow to brown pedicel, half as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex bigelowii, ? davalliana, diandra, elata, nigra, vulgaris subsp. juncella.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 688), Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022