Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyalopsora adianti-capilli-veneris

Hyalopsora adianti-capilli-veneris (de Candolle) Sydow, 1903

on Adiantum

Hyalopsora adianti-capilli-veneris: urediniospores

Adiantium capillus-veneris, from González-Fragoso (1925a): urediniospores and paraphyses


spermogonia and aecia unknown. Uredinia hypophyllous; some paraphyses; the urediniospores are formed below the orange-yellow coloured epidermis. The teliospores are formed within de epidermis cells, in groups of 2-4.

host plants

Adiantaceae, monophagous

Adiantum capillus-veneris.


the spermogonia and aecia of this species are unknown; it is expected that they develop on Abies (Klenke & Scholler).


Beltran Tejera (1976a), Brandenburger (1985a: 4), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum & Dennis (1976a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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