Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia ribis-nigri-paniculatae

Puccinia ribis-nigri-paniculatae Klebahn, 1900

on Ribes


. see under Puccinia caricina.

spermogonia, aecia

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

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

on Carex


uredinia hypophyllous, light brown, on yellow spots. Urediniospores with 3(4) equatorial pores, each covered by a clear papilla, wall thickness 1-2µm. 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 appropinquata, paniculata.


many authors, and also the Index Fungorum (2016) consider ribis-nigri-paniculatae conspecific with, or at best a variety of, P. caricina.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).


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