Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

gallers on genus Bunium

Dichotomous table for gallers on Bunium

by Hans Roskam

1a Malformations of vegetative parts, mainly leaves => 2

1b Centre of umbel or stalk of umbel ± swollen, club-shaped. Inner wall covered with mycelium. Containing a single red larva. B. ferulaceum: Lasioptera carophila

2a Axis of leaves, also young stems, with expanded, sometimes severely distorted, ± yellowish swellings, bearing yellowish spermogonia and aecia. B. alpinum & subsp. corydalinum, atlanticum, bulbocastanum, cylindrium, ferulaceum, pachypodium: Puccinia bulbocastani

2b Leaf sheaths inflated, ± discoloured. B. bulbocastanum: Hyadaphis foeniculi

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