Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia libanotidis

Puccinia libanotidis Lindroth, 1901

on Seseli

Puccinia libanotidis: teliospores

Seseli libanotis, uit González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores


No host plant alternation, no aecia. Spermogonia dispersed. Uredinia brown; those first formed are up to 3 cm lang, mainly at the underside of galled veins; the later formed are much smaller and are not cecidogenous. Spores 21-26 x 28-34 µm, wall apically thickened, 3(4) germination pores. Telia blackish brown; spores 2-celled, ovoid, g, 15-24 x 32-50; wall smooth, rather thin; germination pore of the lower cell near the separation wall; pedicel hyaline, short, fragile.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Seseli annuum, campestre, cantabricum, gummiferum, hippomarathrum, libanotis, montanum, osseum, pallasii, tortuosum.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 458), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a).

Last modified 31.x.2022