Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aecidium virgatum

Aecidium virgatum Lindroth, 1902

on Eryngium


Spermogonia yellow to cinnaber brown; aeca cupulate, epiphyllous, on cinnaber brown leaf spots. Uredinia and telia, and possibly host alternation, unknown.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Eryngium planum.


check here about the the genus Aecidium.


Brandenburger (1985a: 423), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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