Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis leucoji

Urocystis leucoji Bubák, 1912

on Galanthus, Leucojum


up to a cm long greyish, pale-margined blisters that upon rupturing release a blackish brown powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1(-3) brown spore, covered by an incomplete layer of yellowish brown sterile cells.

host plants

Amaryllidaceae, oligophagous

Galanthus nivalis; Leucojum aestivum, vernum.


Urocystis galanthi Pape, 1923 (see Kruse ao).


Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Brodtbeck ea (2017a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a, 2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 28.iii.2019