Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia tumida

Puccinia tumida Greville, 1824

on Conopodium

Puccinia tumida: telia on Conopodium majus

Conopodium majus, Scotland, Vice County: Clyde Islands, VC100, © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

Puccinia tumida: teliospores



No host plant alternation, no spermogonia or aecia. No uredinia proper either: a few yellow urediniospores are formed in the telia. Telia on discoloured, strongly galled spots, mainly on the petioles.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Conopodium majus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 439), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Honrubia & Llimona (1982a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mercé (1975a), Preece & Hick (1994a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 12.v.2023