Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces sclerochloae

Uromyces sclerochloae Tranzschel, 1909

on Sclerochloa


no host alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia small, yellowish, amphigenous, without paraphyses; urediniospores short-elliptic with 2-3 very inconspicuous germination pores. Telia also amphigenous, often encircling the uredinia, black, compact, covered by the epidermis, surrounded by cylindrical brown paraphyses; teliospores one-celled, 15-18 x 20-28 µm.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Sclerochloa dura.


Nielsenia sclerochloae (Tranzschel) Sydow, 1921.


Brandenburger (1985a: 775), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 10.xii.2022