Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces sparsus

Uromyces sparsus (Kunze & Schmidt) Léveillé, 1865

on Spergularia


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia amphigenous, dark red, surrounded by the aecia. Aecia deep red, cupulate. Uredinia light brown. Telia dark brown; spores one-celled, smooth, wall strongly thickened upwards; pedicel up to 60 µm, persistent.


Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Spergularia marina, media, rubra.


Brandenburger (1985a: 97), Buhr (1964b), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2008a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).


Last modified 22.xi.2017