Uromyces gageae Beck, 1880

on Gagea, (Ornithogalum)

gall

No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia amphigenous, long covered by the epidermis and then lead coloured, after eruption dark brown. Spores one-celled, 18-32 x 25-50 µm, brown, smooth, with a small, sharply defined apical papilla; pedicel short, deciduous.

hostplants

Liliaceae, ? monophagous

Gagea bohemica, liotardii, lutea, minima, pratensis, pusilla, soleirolii, spathacea.

Also Ornithogalum umbellatum (Asparagaceae) (Klenke & Scholler).

notes

the teliospores depicted by Termorshuizen & Swertz in their description of this species actually refer to U. acutatus.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Begerow, Weiß & Oberwinkler (2003a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Riegler-Hager (2002a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

mod 11.viii.2018