Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia physospermi

Puccinia physospermi Passerini, 1877

on Physospermum


no host plant alternation, only telia. They are dark brown, hypophyllous, but also on the veins and petioles, coalescing into groups of up to 2 cm long. Teliospores two-celled, oval, not constricted; wall uniformly thin, smooth; pedicel thin, hyaline, deciduous, up to 130 µm.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Physospermum cornubiense.

? Also Selinum silaifolium (Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe).


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 454), Buhr (1965a), Henderson (2000a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

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