Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia alcazabae

Puccinia alcazabae Mayor, 1973

on Ligusticum


No host plant alternation, only telia, brown, in groups on galled spots of leaves and petioles. Spores 2-celled, ovoid, smooth, with a high hyaline papilla on both germination pores; pedicel hyaline, short, deciduous.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ligusticum lucidum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 447), Mayor (1973a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 30.x.2022