Urocystis anemones (Persoon) Winter, 1880

anemone smut

on Anemone etc.

Urocystis anemones: sori on Anemone nemorosa

Anemone nemorosa, Belgium, prov. Flemish Brabant, Hoegaarden, Meldertbos, 30.iii.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Urocystis anemones: sori on Anemone nemorosa

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Urocystis anemones: spore balls

spore balls

Urocystis anemones: spore balls

spore balls, more strongly magnified

Urocystis anemones: sorus on Anemone nemorosa

Anemone nemorosa, England, Vice County: South-west Yorkshire, VC63 © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

Urocystis anemones: spore balls

spore balls

gall

lead-coloured blisters or pustules that eventually rupture and release a blackish brown, granular-powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1(-3) brown spores, surrounded by an incomplete layer of hyaline sterile cells.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Anemonastrum narcissiflorum; Anemone apennina, blanda, hortensis, nemorosa, ranunculoides, sylvestris, trifolia, virginiana; Anemonoides seemenii.

notes

On Anemone hortensis also U. antipolitana may occur; that species differs in the spore balls.

synonyms

Urocystis pompholygodes Rabenhorst, 1864; Tuburcinia anemones (Persoon) Liro, 1922.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gjaerum (1976a), Ivić, Sever, Scheuer & Lutz (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Losa España (1944a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a), Zwetko (1993a).

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