Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces pallidus

Uromyces pallidus Niesl, 1872

on Cytisus


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia hypophyllous, light brown, 1 mm, in circles on yellowish swollen leaf spots. Teliospores one-celled, 10-21 x 30-65 µm, slender elliptic; wall smooth, apically thickened; pedicel hyaline, persistent, up to 80 µm.


Fabaceae, monophagous

Cytisus austriacus & subsp. heuffelii, hirsutus, ruthenicus, supinus; Lembotropis nigricans.


according to Gäumann only telia occur, but Klenke & Scholler write that, albeit rarely, aecia are present, arranged in a circle around a central telium.


Brandenburger (1985a: 282), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a).

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