Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces alopecuri

Uromyces alopecuri Seymour, 1889

on Ranunculus


see Aecidium ranunculi-acris.

spermogonia, aecia

Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ranunculus sceleratus.

on Alopecurus


uredinia mainly hypophyllous, also on the sheaths; they are small, orange, soon naked, pulverulent, without paraphyses; urediniospores with 6-8 pores. Telia between the uredinia, greyish black, long covered by the epidermis. Teliospores one-celled, with thin, smooth wall; pedicel brown, persistent, about as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Alopecurus aequalis, myosuroides, pratensis.


Termorshuizen & Swertz consider this species conspecific with U. dactylidis.


Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (20105a), Liu & Hamilton (2013a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


Last modified 16.vii.2017