Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chrysomyxa abietis

Chrysomyxa abietis (Wallroth) Unger, 1840

on Picea


No host plant alternation. Only telia are known; these at the underside of the one year old needles on raised yellow to orange waxlike stripes of 0.5 – 1 cm. No galling.


Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, engelmannii, pungens, rubens, sitchensis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 20), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Nierhaus-Wunderwald (2000a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2007a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 11.v.2018