Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia thomasii

Puccinia thomasii Gäumann, 1941

on Ligusticum


No host plant alternation, only telia, as up to 8 mm long dark brown heaps, mainly on the petioles. Spores 2-celled, ovoid, smooth; pedicel hyaline, thin, brittle.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ligusticum mutellinoides, scothicum.


? Puccinia frigida Komarov, 1895; ? Puccinia halosciadis Sydow, 1919.


Brandenburger (10985a: 448), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Gäumann, 1941.

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