Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Milesina magnusiana

Milesina magnusiana Jaap, 1915

on Adiantum


only the uredinia are known. They are green, hypophyllous, pustulate, covered by the epidermis, releasing the spores through a central pore. Spores clublike, remotely echinulate. The uredinia ripen in late autumn and winter, releasing a white mass of spores, especially in damp weather.

host plants

Aspleniaceae, narrowly monophagous

Asplenium adiantum-nigrum.


Milesia magnusiana (Jaap) Faull, 1932.


Brandenburger (1985a: 4), Bubner, Buchheit, Friedrich ao (2019a), Eichhorn (1941a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 29.vii.2022