Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis beckmanniae

Urocystis beckmanniae Brezhnev, 1964

on Beckmannia


striae between the veins on leaves and leaf sheaths; when the epidermis ruptures a blackish brown mass of spore balls is released. The spore balls consist of 1-2 spores surrounded by an incomplete mantle of smaller sterile cells.


Poaceae, monophagous

Beckmannia eruciformis.


Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 26.vii.2018