Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis antipolitana

Urocystis antipolitana Magnus, 1879

on Anemone


lead-coloured blisters or pustules that eventually rupture and release a blackish brown, granular-powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-6(7) sporen, surrounded by a complete layer of lesser sterile cells.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Anemone baldensis, coronaria, hortensis.


Tuburcinia antipolitana.


On Anemone hortensis also U. anemones may occur; that species differs in the spore balls.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a), Vánky (1964a).

Last modified 14.vii.2019