synonym: Chamaecytisus supinus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite
fruit borer larva Apionidae Exapion compactum
fruit borer larva Apionidae Exapion formaneki
fruit borer larva Apionidae Exapion corniculatum
fruit borer larva Apionidae Exapion elongatulum
fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora supinella
leaf bud gall Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia cytisi
leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe trifoliorum
leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella niebleri
leaf miner rarely Agromyzidae Phytomyza cytisi
leaf miner Apionidae Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trifariella
leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera laburnella
leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces fulgens
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces genistae
leaf pustule telia Pucciniales Uromyces pallidus
stem vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon parvum
flower gall Aphididae Aphis cytisorum

Organ

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.

PARASITIC MODE

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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IMPORTANT

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.

 

mod 3.vii.2019