Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces ovirensis

Uromyces ovirensis Jaap, 1908

on Primula


no hostplat alternation; spermogonia, aecia, and telia epiphyllous; no uredinia. Aecia in dense groups, often around the spermogonia, yellowish or reddish, peridium pale, frayed. Telia dark brown. Teliospores one-celled, 36-40 x 42-50 µm,with a low apical papilla; wall almost smooth; pedicel hyaline, 50 µm.


Primula, narrowly monophagous

Primula wulfeniana.


Buhr abusively writes “Puccinia ovirensis”.


Brandenburger (1985a: 479), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a)

Last modified 12.viii.2018