Puccinia smyrnii Bivona-Bernardi, 1894

on Smyrnium

Puccinia smyrnii: aecia and telia on Smyrnium olusatrum

Smyrnium olusatrum, England, Vice County: Berks, VC22: aecia (yellow) and telia (black) © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

Puccinia smyrnii: aecium

aecium

Puccinia smyrnii: teliospores

Smyrnium olusatrum, England, Vice County: West Cornwall, VC1 © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

gall

No hostplant alternation, no uredinia. Spermogonia epiphyllous, yellow, up to 0.2 mm. Aecia amphigenous, also on the petioles, yellow, pustulate. Telia hypophyllous, mostly on yellowed leaf spots, brownish black; spores 2-celled, knobby; pedicel thick, up to 60 µm, deciduous.

hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Smyrnium apiifolium, cordifolium, olusatrum, orphanidis, perfoliatum & subsp. rotundifolium.

synonyms

P. dictyoderma Lindroth, 1901; P. smyrnii-olusatri Lindroth, 1902.

references

Bennell, Henderson & Prentice (1978a), Brandenburger (1985a: 459), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a),Gjaerum (1986a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Losa España (1944a), Mercé (1975a), Preece & Hick (1994a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

30/05/2017

mod 21.xi.2017