Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia vulpinae

Puccinia vulpinae Schröter, 1874

on Achillea, Tanacetum


Spermogonia in epiphyllous orange red groups. Aecia cylindric, in hypophyllous circles, spores orange red.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Achillea ptarmica; Tanacetum vulgare.

on Carex


uredinia and telia hypophyllous, orange red and golden brown, respectively. Urediniospores with two germination pores, situated beyond the equator, and surrounded by a smooth zone. Teliospores two-celled, on a persistent pedicel, about half as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex vulpina.


Brandenburger (1985a:869), Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Kruse (2014a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Roskam (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022