Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces caricis-sempervirentis

Uromyces caricis-sempervirentis Fischer, 1898

on Phyteuma


aecia in numbers scattered over the entire underside of the leaf, cupulate, yellowish white; the mycelium is systemic and hibernates with the plant.

spermogonia, aecia

Campanulaceae, monophagous

Phyteuma betonicifolium, globulariifolium, hemisphaericum, michelii, orbiculare, scheuchzeri, spicatum.

on Carex


uredinia small, brown, mainly at the upper part of the stem; urediniospores with 2-3 pores. Telia small, black, between the uredinia. Teliospores one-celled, globular; wall smooth, apically strongly thickened; pedicel hyaline, deciduous.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex sempervirens, stenophylla.


Puccinella caricis-sempervirentis (Fischer) Sydow, 1922. According to the Index Fungorum (2016) this is the valid name; however, the name is disregarded by modern authors.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 607), Buhr (1965a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1968a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Kruse (2019a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a).

Last modified 22.xi.2022