Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia virgae-aureae

Puccinia virgae-aureae (de Candolle) Libert, 1837

on Solidago


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia hypophyllous, covered by the epidermis, shining black on discoloured spots. Spores two-celled, pedicel about half as long as the spore; apical wall of top cell strongly thickened. Also paraphyses.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Solidago virgaurea & subsp. minuta.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 615), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).


Last modified 23.xi.2022