Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia ribesii-pseudocyperi

Puccinia ribesii-pseudocyperi Klebahn, 1900

on Ribes


See under Puccinia caricina.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

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

on Carex


uredinia hypophyllous, light brown, on yellow spots. Urediniospores with 3(4) equatorial pores, wall thickness 1-2 µm. Telia blackish brown. Teliospores 2-celled, almost without constriction clavate, narrowing into the pedicel; wall smooth, apical part of top cell moderately thickened; pedicel hyaline, up to half as long as the spore.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex pseudocyperus.


Puccinia caricina s. str.

Many authors,and also the Index Fungorum (2016) consider ribesii-pseudocyperi conspecific with, or at best a variety of, P. caricina.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 7.viii.2018