Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis primulae

Urocystis primulae (Rostrup) Vánky, 1985

on Primula


the contents of the the ovaries is modified into a black, granular-powdery mass of spore balls. Spore balls 32-60 x 40-88 µm, consisting of 3-15 spores, wrapped in a continuous layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Primula acaulis, elatior & subsp. intricata, veris & subsp. canescens + columnae + macrocalyx, vulgaris.


Ginanniella primulae (Rostrup) Ciferri, 1938.


Buhr (1865a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Tomasi (2014a), Tóth (1994a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

Last modified 7.ii.2019