Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces phacae-frigidae

Uromyces phacae-frigidae (Wahlenberg) Hariot, 1893

on Astragalus


No host plant alternation. The fungus is systemic, causing large parts of a plant to have a diseased, pale aspect. Aecia hypophyllous, many together, peridium white, frayed. No uredinia. Telia brown, hypophyllous or amphigenous. Teliospores one-celled, thin-walled with a low apical papilla and a short, deciduous pedicel.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus frigidus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 278), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 30.ix.2022