Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

gallers on Conopodium

Dichotomous table for gallers on Conopodium majus

by Hans Roskam

1a Bulging galls, bearing fungal sori on vegetative plant parts => 2

1b Centre of (partial) umbel stalk swollen, globular to club-shaped. Gall wall rigid, covered inside with mycelium. Containing a red larva. Lasioptera carophila

2a Yellowish to brownish, ± distinct swellings on leaf veins; stronger, sometimes distorted bulges on leaf midrib and -stalk, also on young stems; pads bearing densely positioned telia. Puccinia tumida

2b Less conspicuous, bulging yellowish swellings on leaf axis bearing aecia.
Puccinia bistortae

Last modified 3.vii.2020