Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis bolboschoeni

Urocystis bolboschoeni Denchev, Denchev, Spooner & Legon, 2011

on Bolboschoenus


Sori in leaves and leaf sheaths between the veins, as streaks, sometimes confluent, initially covered by the epidermis, rupturing longitudinally to expose a powdery, dark reddish brown mass of spore balls. Spore balls consist of 1-3 fertile spores, surrounded by a complete layer of ± hyaline sterile cells.


Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Bolboschoenus maritimus.


Denchev, Denchev & Spooner (2011a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 26.vii.2018