EPPO Global Database

Melampsoridium hiratsukanum(MELDHI)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Alnus glutinosa (ALUGL) Major host
Alnus hirsuta (ALUHI) Major host
Alnus incana (ALUIN) Major host
* Gjærum HB, Lye KA, Solheim H (2004) First record of Melampsoridium hiratsukanum on alder in Norway. Plant Pathology 53, p 530.

* Tykhonenko YY (2011) First record of the rust fungus Melampsoridium hiratsukanum S. Ito in Ukraine. Ukrainian Botanical Journal 68(1), 129-132.
Alnus rubra (ALURB) Major host
* Hantula J, Stringer RN, Lilja A, Kurkela T (2012) Alder rust, Melampsoridium hiratsukanum Ito, identified from Wales, UK and British Columbia, Canada. Forest Pathology 42, 348-350.
Larix (1LAXG) Alternate
Larix gmelinii (LAXGM) Alternate
Larix sibirica (LAXSI) Alternate
Alnus nepalensis (ALUNE) Wild/Weed
* Adhikari MK, Manandhar V (1989) New records from Nepal of fungi on Alnus nepalensis. Banko Janakari 2(2), 115-116.
Alnus (1ALUG) Host
Alnus orientalis (ALUOR) Host
* Sert HB, Sumbul H (2005) First report of Melampsoridium hiratsukanum infecting alder (Alnus orientalis var. orientalis) in Turkey. Plant Pathology 54, p 241.
Alnus rhombifolia (ALURH) Host
* Blomquist CL, Scheck HJ, Haynes J, Woods PW, Bischoff J (2014) First published report of rust on white alder caused by Melampsoridium hiratsukanum in the United States. Plant Disease 98(1), 154.