Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melampsora ribesii-purpureae

Melampsora ribesii-purpureae Klebahn, 1901

on Ribes


see Melampsora epitea.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

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

on Salix


uredinia hypophyllous, orange, with paraphyses of varying shape, but even wall thickness. Spores ø 14-19 µm, wall thick (3 µm) but with thinner spots. Telia mainly hypophyllous, subcuticular, dark brown pads.

uredinia, telia

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix (daphnoides), purpurea.


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), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


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