Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces croci

Uromyces croci Passerini, 1876

on Crocus

Uromyces croci: teliospores

Crocus nudiflorus, from González-Fragoso (1925a): teliospores


No host alternation. Only telia are known. They are amphigenous, up to 5 mm long, dark brown, long covered by the lead-coloured epidermis. The spores are 1-celled; regularly finely echinulate.


Iridaceae, monophagous

Crocus angustifolius, biflorus, nudiflorus, pallasii, reticulatus, vernus & subsp. albiflorus.


Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a) González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Riegler-Hager (2012a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014e) , Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2008a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

Last modified 11.viii.2018