Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia altensis

Puccinia altensis Lindroth, 1901

on Conioselinum


No host plant alternation, no uredinia. Aecia hypophyllous, yellowish, deeply sunken in the host tissue, usually opening slit-like, peridium poorly developed. Telia dark brown, up to 1 mm. Teliospores two-celled, elliptic, almost smooth; pedicel hyaline, fragile, short.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Conioselinum tataricum.


Surprisingly, neither the plant nor the rust are mentioned in the otherwise over-complete book by Gäumann (1959).


Brandenburger (1985a: 439), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lindroth (1902).

Last modified 29.x.2022