Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia valerianae

Puccinia valerianae Carestia, 1863

on Valeriana


No host plant alternation, only telia: amphigenous, dark brown, up to 1 mm; spores -cellig, 22-26 x 35 µmm.smooth; both germination pores capped by a hyaline papilla.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, narrowly monophagous

Valeriana celtica, saxatilis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 596), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 20.xi.2022