Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces lycoctoni

Uromyces lycoctoni (Kalchbrenner) Fuckel, 1870

on Aconitum

Uromyces lycoctoni: teliospoes

Aconitum lycoctonum, from González-Fragoso (1925a): teliospores


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia in groups, amphigenous. Aecia disc-shaped with soon disappearing peridium. No independent uredinia, some urediniospores present in the telia; they have 5-7 inconspicuous pores. Telia blackish brown, small, epiphyllous, long covered by the epidermis, eventually pulverulent. Teliospores one-celled, short-oval; the the germination pore is apical; wall smooth and of uniform thickness. Pedicel hyaline, short, deciduous.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, nauw monofaag

Aconitum lycoctonum.


Uromyces aconiti Fuckel, 1884; U. aconiti-lycoctoni (de Candolle) Winter, 1881..

Termorshuizen & Swertz consider lycoctoni a synonym of U. dactylidis.


Tuberculina persicina.


Blumer (1946a). Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Mayor (1970a), Roskam (2019a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 29.ix.2019