Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Salvia verticillata

whorled clary

synonym: Salvia regeliana

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
leafvagrantMiridaeMacrotylus herrichi
leafvagrantLygaeidaePlatyplax salviae
leafvagrantdoubtfulMiridaeOncotylus viridiflavus
root collarvagrantdoubtfulMiridaeCapsus ater
leafvagrantMiridaeAdelphocoris lineolatus
leafvagrantMiridaeAdelphocoris vandalicus
leafvagrantMiridaeBrachycoleus decolor
leafvagrantMiridaeClosterotomus histrio
leafvagrantMiridaeLygus pratensis
leafvagrantMiridaeLygus rugulipennis
leafvagrantMiridaePlagiognathus bipunctatus
leafvagrantMiridaePlagiognathus chrysanthemi
leafvagrantMiridaeAdelphocoris lineolatus
leafvagrantadultCurculionidaePolydrusus inustus
flowervagrantLycaenidaePseudophilotes bavius
leafvagrantCurculionidaeNeoglanis intermedius
unknownunknownCurculionidaePhrydiuchus tau
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeLongitarsus obliteratus
leafvagrantChrysomelidaeCassida viridis
leafvagrantChrysomelidaeCassida canaliculata
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeLongitarsus salviae
leafvagrantEriophyidaePhyllocoptes obtusus
stemborerCurculionidaePhrydiuchus topiarius
leafvagrantAphididaeAphis verticillatae
rootborerSesiidaeChamaesphecia schmidtiiformis
rootborerSesiidaeChamaesphecia doleriformis
leafvagrantsummer generationAphididaeAphis nasturtii
flowergallCecidomyiidaeDasineura salviae
leafdownErysiphalesGolovinomyces salviae
leafdownErysiphalesLeveillula duriaei
leafdownPeronosporalesPeronospora salviae-officinalis
leafgallEriophyidaeAceria salviae
leafminermainAgromyzidaePhytomyza salviae
leafminerAgromyzidaePhytomyza scotina
leafminerColeophoridaeColeophora albitarsella
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesPuccinia thymi
leafpustuleaecia uredinia teliaPuccinialesPuccinia nigrescens
stemgallAsterolecaniidaePlanchonia arabidis
systemicvagrantAphididaeAphis passeriniana


the part of the plant that most conspicuously is hit by the parasite

all buds: both flower buds and leaf buds
flower: also inflorescence
leaf: also needle, phyllodium, petiole
leaf bud: also unfolding young leaf
fruit: also seed
root: also root stock, runners
root collar: also the lowest part of the stem
stem: also culm, the lower part of the peduncle, in grasses also leaf sheath
systemic: the entire above-ground plant.


borer: larva living internally, almost no outwards signs
down: 0.5-2 mm high fungal down
film: very thin cover of fungal tussue
gall: swelling and/or malformation
grazer: feeding at the outside of the plant
leaf spot discoloured, often ± necrotic, generally not galled, sign of a fungus infection
miner-borer: larve initially makes a mine, lives as a borer later
pustule: plug of fungal tissue, generally brown-black and < 2 mm
stripe: longitudinal line of fungal tissue in a grass leaf
vagrant: (aphids, mites) living freely on the plant, at higher densitiy causing malformations.


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The host plant spectre of a parasite is rarely known exhaustively; this applies in particular at the species level. It is advisable therefore to check at least also the list of all parasites of this genus.


Last modified 15.iii.2022