Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melampsora lapponum

Melampsora lapponum Lindfords, 1913

on Viola


aecia mostly hypophyllous, dispersed, yellow.

spermogonia, aecia

Violaceae, monophagous

Viola palustris.

on Salix


most uredinia hypophyllous, yellow, less than a quarter of a mm; ± clavate paraphyses mainly at the margins of the sori. Telia hypophyllous, subcuticular, dark brown pulvinate. Teliospores 30-50 x 6-12 µm, cylindrical, thin-walled.

uredinia, telia

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix lapponum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 44, 392), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1957a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 14.viii.2018