Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia retifera

Puccinia retifera Lindroth, 1902

on Chaerophyllum


No host plant alternation. Aecia cause galling of veins and petioles; opening slit-like. Uredinia and telia hypophyllous; (yellow) brown and chestnut brown, respectively. Urediniosporen 17-21 x 18-25 µm with 3 equatorial pores. Teliospores two-celled, short-elliptic; wall with reticulate structure; pedicel of about the same length as the spore.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Chaerophyllum aureum, bulbosum, coloratum, hirsutum, temulum.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Ludwig (1974a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 20.vii.2019