Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces colchici

Uromyces colchici Massee, 1892

on Colchicum


No host plant alternation, only telia known. They are amphigenous, brown, pulverulent, occur also on the bulb scales, in circular groups. Spores one-celled, light brown, on a deciduous, hyaline pedicel of 70-80 µm.

host plants

Colchicaceae, monophagous

Colchicum autumnale, “bavaricum”, speciosum.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 706), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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