Milesina kriegeriana (Magnus) Magnus, 1909

on Abies

spermogonia, aecia

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies alba, cephalonica, concolor, grandis, nordmanniana, pinsapo.

on Dryopteris

Milesina kriegeriana uredinia on Dryopteris spec.

Dryopteris spec., België, prov. Antwerpen, Balen, de Vennen © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Milesina kriegeriana uredinia on Dryopteris spec.


Milesina kriegeriana urediniospores



uredinia hypophyllous, pustulate, covered with a brown epidermis, in which a pore develops; spores short clubshaped, remotely spinulose, on a short, plump pedicel, c. 33 x 18 µm. From September on the uredinia produce a white mass of spores during damp weather. Telia at the underside of brown parts of the hibernated fronds. The spores are formed in the epidermis cells; they are irregular in shape, thin-walled, 1-40 celled.


Dryopteridaceae monophagous

Dryopteris x ambroseae, carthusiana, dilatata, expansa, filix-mas, pseudomas.

Termorshuizen & Swertz additionally mention Athyrium filix-femima (Woodsiaceae) and Polystichum aculeatum (Dryopteridaceae); on which this was based is not stated.


Milesia kriegeriana.


Brandenburger (1985a: 6, 15), Doppelbaur (1968a, 1973a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum & Dennis (1976a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Hafellner (1980a), Henderson (2004a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a, Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Choi ao (2016a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Tănase & Negrean (2007a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tykhonenko & Hayova (2015a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

mod 15.viii.2018