Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia seseleos

Puccinia seseleos Guyot, 1951

on Seseli


No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia hypophyllous, also on the stem, often in rows, cinnamon coloured, soon naked, pulverulent. Spores 22-31 x 27-37 µm, wall apically somewhat thickened, 2(3) germination pores. Telia like the uredinia, but black. Spores 2-celled, ovoid, 21-31 x 34-47 µm; wall ± smooth; pedicel hyaline, breaking off, up to 40 µm.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Seseli cantabricum, montanum & subsp. nanum, osseum, tortuosum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 458), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 31.x.2022