Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis rechingeri

Urocystis rechingeri Petrak, 1968

on Ranunculus


sori as up to over a cm long black swelling of the upper part of the root, or the hypocotyl. The spore balls consist of 1-3 spores; the mantle of sterile cells that is the hallmark of Urocystis is incomplete here, or almost lacking.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Ranunculus arvensis.


Urocystis leimbachii: Buhr (1965a # 5622); Urocystis radicicola Scholz & Scholz, 1988.


Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 26.iii.2019