Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis coralloides

Urocystis coralloides Rostrup, 1881

on Brassicaceae


up to 4 cm large, ± globular swelling of a root, filled with a black mass of agglutinated spore balls, each consisting of 1-4 spores, entirely surrounded by a layer of smaller sterile cells.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Arabis glabra; Lepidium perfoliatum, ruderale; Matthiola sinuata.


? Urocystis brassicae Mundkur, 1938; Tuburcinia coralloides (Rostrup) Liro, 1922.


Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 25.iii.2019