Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces scleranthi

Uromyces scleranthi Rostrup, 1897

on Minuartia, Scleranthus


No host plant alternation, only light brown uredinia that are long covered by the epidermis. The urediniospores are finely echinulate. Between them, a few teliospores are formed; these are one-celled, verrucose, apically with a broad papilla.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Minuartia hamata, juniperina, meyerei; Scleranthus perennis.


Bahcecioglu & Gjaerum (2004a), Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a: 102), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean & Denchev (2000a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 28.xi.2021