Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces sclerochloae

Uromyces sclerochloae Tranzschel, 1909

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Sclerochloa


no host alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia small, yellowish, amphigenous, without paraphyses; urediniospores short-elliptic with 2-3 very inconspicuous germination pores. Telia also amphigenous, often encircling the uredinia, black, compact, covered by the epidermis, surrounded by cylindrical brown paraphyses; teliospores one-celled, 15-18 x 20-28 µm.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Sclerochloa dura.


Nielsenia sclerochloae (Tranzschel) Sydow, 1921.


Brandenburger (1985a: 775), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


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