Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia polygoni-alpini

Puccinia polygoni-alpini Cruchet & Mayor, 1908

on Anthriscus, ? Carum


Aecia cupulate, peridium white, fringed, on white leaf spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Apiaceae, ? monophagous

Anthriscus nitidus, sylvestris subsp. stenophyllus.

Perhaps also Carum carvi.

on Aconogonon

Puccinia polygoni-alpini: teliospores

Aconogonon alpinum, (from González Fragoso. 1924a): teliospores


uredinia hypophyllous, pale brown, ± 1 mm; spores sparely verruculose, 3-4 pores capped by low papillae. Telia hypophyllous, blackish brown; teliospores 2-celled, both cells ± equally large, the lower one not tapering to the pedicel. Germination pore of the lower cell above the equator. Pedicel hyaline, short, deciduous.

uredinia, telia

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Aconogonon alpinum (= Polygonum, Persicaria).


Brandenburger (1965a: 85, 429, 435), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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