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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map