Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia apii

Puccinia apii Corda, 1823

on Apium


No host alternation. Spermogonia, aecia, uredinia.and telia mostly hypophyllous. Aecia small, cupulate, white; spores orange, finely verrucose, without smooth zones (contrary to Uromyces lineolatus). Uredinia cinnamon coloured, pulverulent; spores unicellular. Telia blackish brown; spores two-celled, on a deciduous pedicel.


Apiaceae, monophagous

Apium graveolens, prostratum.


Bahcecioglu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Preece & Hick (1994a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 31.vii.2018