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Melampsoridium hiratsukanum S. Ito ex Hirats. f. (Alder Rust)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Gjaerum, H.B., Lye, K.A. & Solheim, H., 2004 First record of Melampsoridium hiratsukanum on alder in Norway
Kurkela, T., Hanso, M & Hantula, J., 1999 Differentiating characteristics between Melampsoridium rusts infecting birch and alder leaves
Szabó, I., 2002 First report of Melampsoridium hiratsukanum on common alder in Hungary

Melampsoridium hiratsukanum may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(pucciniomycete fungi)
(rust fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 7 feeding and other relationships of Melampsoridium hiratsukanum (Alder Rust)

Further Information

Distribution and Frequency A small number of records, mostly Scottish and/or western, but only recently recognised.
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