Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces argutus

Uromyces argutus Kern, 1911

on Spartina


No host plant alternation known; in Europe only uredinia, elsewhere also telia. Uredinia yellowish brown, amphigenous, up to 1 cm long; spores with (2)3(4) equatorial germination pores. Telia blackish brown, amphigenous, long covered by the epidermis; spores one-celled, smooth, 18-21 x 27-35 µm.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Spartina maritima.


Uredo spartinae-strictae Patouillard & Hariot, 1905.


Brandenburger (1985a: 830), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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