Melampsora abietis-caprearum Tubeuf, 1902

on Abies

gall

spermogonia amphigenous, subepidermal, on yelllowed needles. Aecia orange, pulvinate, without a peridium, at the underside of the needles.

spermogonia, aecia

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies alba, cephalonica, nordmanniana, pinsapo.


on Salix

gall

uredinia yellow, small, hypophyllous, with club-shaped, thin-walled paraphyses. Urediniospores 12-16 x 13-20 µm thin-walled (1.5 µm), very finely spinulose. Telia usually hypophyllous, subepidermal, brownish, crustose.

uredinia, telia

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix appendiculata, aurita, caprea, cinerea, elaeagnos, herbacea, myrsinifolia, purpurea, retusa, viminalis.

Not on S. repens.

synonyms

conceived by some authors as component of one complex species with aecia on a wide range of hosts, and uredinia and telia on Salix: Melampsora epitea.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 14, 43), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Tomasi (2014a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

mod 14.viii.2018