Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis primulicola

Urocystis primulicola Magnus, 1878

on Primula


the contents of the the ovaries is modified into a black, granular-powdery mass of spore balls. Spore balls 24-46 x 26-64 µm, consisting of 3-15 spores, wrapped in a continuous layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Primula farinosa, stricta, veris & subsp. columnae.


Ginanniella primulicola (Magnus) Ciferri, 1938; Tuburcinia primulicola (Magnus) Brefeld, 1895.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Denčev (1991a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 26.iii.2019