Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis gageae

Urocystis gageae Kalymbetov, 1953

on Gagea


elongated, low, amphigenous pustular zones, initially lead-coloured until the epidermis ruptures and a black granular-powdery mass of spore balls is released. The spore balls consist of a group of 1-3 spores, for the most part surrounded by a layer of smaller, sterile cells.

host plants

Liliaceae, narrowly monophagous

Gagea bohemica.


Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2019