Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis mayorii

Urocystis mayorii (Ciferri) Uljanishchev, 1968

on Sesleria


short or long striae over the leaf, sometimes so numerous that the entire surface is occupied. When they rupture a blackish-brown, odourless, powdery mass of spore balls is released. These consist of 1-2 spores, completely covered by a layer of small sterile cells.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Sesleria caerulea.


Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 26.iii.2019