Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces primulae

Uromyces primulae (de Candolle) Léveillé, 1875

on Primula


No host plant alternation. Aecia epiphyllous, dispersed over the entire leaf, dish-shaped, yellowish. Urediniospores and teliospores formed in common, soon naked sori dispersed over the leaf. Teliospores spores one-celled, ± globular, ø 24 – 42 µm, wall thickening towards the top; apically a conspicuous papilla; pedicel deciduous.


Primulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Primula auricula, ciliata, hirsuta, latifolia, pedemontana.


Brandenburger (1985a: 479), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 12.viii.2018