Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces trifolii

Uromyces trifolii (Hedwig) Léveillé, 1847

on Trifolium

Uromyces trifolii" spores

Trifolium arvense, from González-Fragoso (1925a): urediniospores and teliospores


No host plant alternation, only telia. They are dark brown, hypophyllous, on galled spots of the veins and petioles. They are one-celled, (almost) smooth, with a small apical papilla; the pedicel is short and thin, deciduous.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Trifolium alexndrinum, alpestre, angustifolium, arvense, aureum, campestre, dasyurum, dubium, echinatum, fragiferum, glomeratum, hirtum, hybridum, incarnatum, montanum, ochroleucon, pallescens, pratense, repens, resupinatum, rubens, thalii, tumens.


According to Klenke & Scholler the name U. trifolii is often used as a collective concept denoting any Uromyces on clover. In most cases the intended species will be U. flectens.


Afshan, Khalid & Niazi (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1972a, 1985a: 318), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1968a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Koops (2013a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse & Jage (2014a), Losa España (1942a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao (2010a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014e), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Tóth (1994a), Unamuno (1942a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2008a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).


Last modified 22.xi.2017