Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia angelicae-mammillata

Puccinia angelicae-mammillata Klebahn, 1904

on Angelica

Puccinia angelicae-mammillata aecia

Angelica sylvestris, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Bovigny, Chifontaine: aecia © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Puccinia angelicae-mammillata aecia

underside of the leaf


spermogonia fairly numerous, pale yellow. Aecia on galled spots on the leaves, veins and petioles; they are cupulate with a clear peridium.

spermogonia, aecia

Apiaceae, monophagous

Angelica sylvestris.

on Bistorta


uredinia and telia hypophyllous, scattered, soon naked. Uredinia reddish brown, 19-24 x 20-30 µm, spinulose, with 4 distributed spores. Telia black brown. Teliospores two-celled, 17-26 x 24-42 µm, with some length lines of tiny warts; pore of the top cell apical, of the basal cell near the attachment, both covered by a conspicuous hyaline conical papilla. Pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous.

uredinia, telia

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bistorta officinalis.


Termorshuizen & Swertz and Vanderweyen & Fraiture consider P. angelicae-mammillata conspecific with P. mei-mammillata.
Puccinia mammillata Schröter, 1887 is a collective species, comprising at least P. angelicae-mammillata and P. imperatoriae-mamillata.


Brandenburger (1985a: 84, 427), Gäumann (1957a), González Fragoso (1924a), Mułenko, Sałata & Wołczańska (1995a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wołczańska (2008a).

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