Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

gallers on Chamaedaphne

Dichotomous table for gallers on Chamaedaphne calyculata

by Hans Roskam

1a Malformations on leaves and shoots, caused by fungi => 2

1b Axial parts with rimmed depressions; causers under scales up to about 2.5 (3) mm long. Chionaspis salicis

2a Leaves with slightly swollen, sometimes reddened spots, covered with white spores when mature. Exobasidium cassandrae

2b Expanded part of terminal shoot with discoloured and ± deflected leaves, which are smaller or larger and weaker than the normal ones. Eventually with white sori on underside. Exobasidium myrtilli

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