Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces auriculae

Uromyces auriculae (Magnus) Buchheim, 1924

on Primula


No host plant alternation. Aecia mainly hypophyllous, dispersed over the entire leaf, dish-shaped, yellowish. Urediniospores and teliospores formed in common, soon naked sori dispersed over the leaf. Teliospores spores one-celled, ± globular, ø 26 – 49 µm, wall thickening towards the top; apically a conspicuous papilla; pedicel deciduous.

host plants

Primulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Primula auricula.

also on the many hybrids, but not on garden forms.


Brandenburger (1985a: 479), Gäumann (1959a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 24.v.2019