Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia mei-mamillata

Puccinia mei-mamillata Semadeni, 1903

on Apiaceae


spermogonia fairly numerous, pale yellow. Aecia cupulate but without recurved margin, on galled spots on the leaves, veins and petioles.

spermogonia, aecia

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Ligusticum mutellina.

Also Meum athamaminticum (Klenke & Scholler).

on Bistorta


uredinia and telia hypophyllous, scattered, soon naked. Uredinia reddish brown; spores 19-22 x 21-26 µm, spinulose, with 4 germination pores. Telia black brown; spores two-celled, smooth or with some length lines of tiny warts; the two germination pores with a conspicuous hyaline papilla; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous.

uredinia, telia

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Bistorta officinalis, vivipara.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 85, 448), Gäumann (1957a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a). Kruse (2019a), Mułenko, Sałata & Wołczańska (1995a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wołczańska (2008a).

Last modified 18.viii.2019