Uromyces geranii

Description

Uromyces geranii is a rust fungus that galls the leaves of various Geranium species. The appearance on the underside of the leaves may vary depending on maturity of the rust from dark spots to orange swellings up to 2 cm in length.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Where the host Geranium species are present.

When to see it

When the host species are in leaf.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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