Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Milesina woodwardiana

Milesina woodwardiana Buchheit & Scholler, 2019

on Woodwardia

Milesina woodwardiana on Woodwardia radicans

Woodwardia radicans (from Bubner ao).


Differs from Milesina blechni in the higher spines on the urediniospores and in other details.

host plants

Blechnaceae, monophagous

Woodwardia radicans.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, La Palma.


Only the uredinia are known; probably the other stages do not exist, and there is no generation alternation.


Bubner, Buchheit, Friedrich ao (2019a).

Last modified 25.ii.2020