Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uromyces veratri

Uromyces veratri (de Candolle) Schröter, 1869

on Adenostyles, Homogyne


spermogonia small, honey-coloured, epiphyllous, in the centre of the spots caused by the aecia. Aecia hypophyllous, orange, cupulate, in very dense groups.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Adenostyles alliariae, alpina; Homogyne alpina.

on Veratrum

Uromyces veratri: spores

Veratrum album, from González-Fragoso (1925a): urediniospores and teliospores


uredinia chestnut coloured; spores finely spinulose, with, two, usually opposite pores. Telia hypophyllous, brown; spores one-celled, smooth, usually with a conspicuous apical papilla; pedicel long, easily breaking off.

uredinia, telia

Melianthaceae, monophagous

Veratrum album, lobelianum, nigrum.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 643, 703), Buhr (1964a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Mułenko, Sałata & Wołczańska (1995a), Negrean (1996b), Roskam (2019a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2008a).

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