Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melampsora ribesii-epitea

Melampsora ribesii-epitea Klebahn, 1914

on Ribes


See Melampsora epitea.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monofaag

Ribes alpinum, aureum, nigrum, rubrum, sanguineum, uva-crispa.

on Salix


uredinia bright yellow, hypophyllous, pulvinate, on yellowed leaf spots. Between the spores thin paraphyses with an even wall-thickness, and a well-differentiated head. Spores ø 14-18 µm, wall thickness 3-4 µm. Telia usually hypophyllous, subepidermal, brownish.

uredinia, telia

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix appendiculata, arbuscula, aurita, caprea, cinerea.

Klenke & Scholler additionally mention S. elaeagnos, foetida, myrsinifolia.


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.


Brandenburger (1985a: 45, 219), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a). Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


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