Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis luzulae

Urocystis luzulae (Schröter) Schröter, 1889

on Luzula


several cm long lead-coloured striae over the leaves; they contain a blackish brown ± powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-7 spores wrapped in a continuous layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Luzula glabrata, luzuloides, multiflora, pilosa.


Brandenburger (1985a: 746), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 7.xii.2022