Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis phlei-alpini

Urocystis phlei-alpini Terrier, 1961

on Phleum


Leaves with one or more narrow, parallel, lead-coloured striae, containing a blackish-brown, semi-agglutinated to granular-powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-3 spores, almost completely covered by a layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phleum alpinum, nodosum, phleoides, pratense.


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

Last modified 26.iii.2019