Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces cacaliae

Uromyces cacaliae (de Candolle) Unger, 1836

on Adenostyles

Uromyces cacaliae: on Adenostyles alliariae

Adenostyles alliariae, Italy, Great St Bernard pass, 2330 m, 3.viii.2018 © Cor Zonneveld

Uromyces cacaliae: on Adenostyles alliariae

leaf spot at the upper side of a telium

Uromyces cacaliae: telium on Adenostyles alliariae

hypophyllous telium


No hos tplant alternation, only telia. They are small, dark brown, pulverulent, on discoloured but never galled leaf spots. Teliospores one-celled, short-elliptic; wall smoth, of uniform thickness, germination pore apical, covered by a clear papilla. Pedicel hyaline, short, fragile.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Adenostyles alliariae, alpina.


the Index Fungorum (2016) synonymizes the species with Coleosporium tussilaginis; this must be a mistake.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 643), González-Fragoso (1925a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Negrean (1996b).

Last modified 26.xi.2022