Uromyces colchici Massee, 1892

on Colchicum


No host plant alternation, only telia known. They are amphigenous, brown, pulverulent, occur also on the bulb scales, in circular groups. Spores one-celled, light brown, on a deciduous, hyaline pedicel of 70-80 µm.

host plants

Colchicaceae, monophagous

Colchicum autumnale, “bavaricum”, speciosum.


Brandenburger (1985a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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