Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales Family: Pucciniaceae
Species: Puccinia calcitrapae DC.
Synonyms: Puccinia bardanae
Puccinia calcitrapae var. centaureae
Puccinia cardui-pycnocephali
Puccinia carduorum
Puccinia carlinae
Puccinia carthami
Puccinia centaureae
Puccinia centaureae f. centaureae
Puccinia centaureae f. scabiosae
Puccinia centaureae forma centaureae
Puccinia centaureae forma scabiosae
Puccinia centaureae var. scabiosae
Puccinia cirsii
Puccinia compositarum
Puccinia inquinans-bardanae
Puccinia syngenesiarum
Common Name:

A Rust Fungus
Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Puccinia calcitrapae

Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Centaurea nigra (1)
Cirsium vulgare (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (1)
September (3)