Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia cnidii

Puccinia cnidii Lindroth, 1901

on Selinum


No host alternation. Aecia are missing. Spermogonia amphigenous, numerous. Spores s24-28 x 32-35 µm, with 2 (3,4) germination pores, each one capped by a hyaline papilla; wall apically somewhat thickened. Telia hypophyllous, minute, black, often derived from an uredinium; spores 2-celled, oval; wall smooth but of irregular thickness; pedicel short, hyaline, fragile.


Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Selinum silaifolium (= Cnidium s.).


Brandenburger (1985a: 438), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a).

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