Urocystis ficariae (Liro) Moesz, 1950

on Ranunculus

Urocystis ficariae on Ficaria verna

Ficaria verna, België, prov. Limburg, Oostham, Einderse Beemden © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Urocystis ficariae: spore balls

spore balls

Urocystis ficaria: spore balls

spore balls


pustules on the petioles and leaves, containing a black mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-3 spores, surrounded by a more or less continuous mantle of sterile cells.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ficaria verna & subsp. ficariiformis.


Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1965a), Denčev (1991a), Ivić, Sever, Scheuer & Lutz (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a) , Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a), Zwetko (1993a).

mod 7.ii.2019