Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phragmidium acuminatum

Phragmidium acuminatum (Fries) Cooke, 1871

on Rubus


no alternation of host plant. Aecia mostly hypophyllous, yellow, minute but larger on the veins, without a peridium but with a circle of hyaline, sausage-shaped curved paraphyses; spores produced in chains, sparsely aculeate. Uredinia like the aecia, but spores single, pedicellate. Telia hypophyllous black; spores long pedicellate, elliptic, dark brown, transversely divided into c. 6, finely verrucose cells, terminated by an apiculus.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rubus canescens, saxatilis.


Phragmidium rubi-saxatlis Liro, 1908.


Bahcecioglu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Helfer (2005a), Henderson (2000a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2005a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Petrova & Denchev (2004a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

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