Coleosporium asterum (Dietel) Sydow & Sydow, 1914

on Solidago


in Europe only uredinia are known: bright yellow, pulverulent, mainly hypophyllous.

The uredinia and telia of Coleosporium species morphologically are indistinguishable. For pictures see for instance C. melampyri en >C. tussilaginis.

uredinia, telia

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Callistephus chinensis; Soidago canadensis, gigantea, sempervirens, virgaurea.

In North America also Symphyotrichum ciliolatum.


originally a North American species, that also has colonised the European Solidago virgaurea.


Bahcecioglu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Begerow, WeiƟ & Oberwinkler (2003a), McTaggart, Geering & Shivas (2014a), Spooner & Butterfill (1999a).

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