Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces aloes

Uromyces aloes (Cooke) Magnus, 1892

on Aloe


only spermogonia and telia. Spermogonia yellow, abortive, surrounding the telia. Telia brown, in amphigenous, concentric, not confluent circles on discoloured leaf spots; they remain long covered by the epidermis. Teliospores one-celled, indistinctly spinulose, with one apical germ pore covered by a low papilla.

host plants

Xanthorhoeaceae, monophagous

Aloe glauca, maculata, vera.


Brandenburger (1985a: 704), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jalla, Durrieu & Falgas (2015a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao (2010a), Soni, Pyasi, Tiwari & Verma (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966).

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