Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhizobium leguminosarum

Rhizobium leguminosarum (Frank, 1879)

on Fabaceae

Rhizobium leguminosarum on Ornithopus perpusillus

Ornithopus perpusillus, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Beverlo, Einderse beemden, 16.iv.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Rhizobium leguminosarum

detail

Rhizobium leguminosarum

also at the thinner rootlets

Rhizobium leguminosarum on Trifolium spec.

Trifolium spec., Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Bailièvre © Stéphane Claerebout

Rhizobium leguminosarum on Trfolium spec.

detail

gall

cylindrical, sometimes bifurcated,narrowly attached root nodules.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis; Astragalus; Caragana arborescens; Cicer arietinum; Colutea arborescens; Coronilla; Cytisus; Dorycnium; Galega officinalis; Genista; Gleditsia triacanthos; Laburnum anagyroides; Medicago lupulina; Onobrychis viciifolia; Phaseolus vulgaris; Robinia pseudoacacia; Trifolium.

notes

Three “biovoars” are distinguished, differing in host preference: bv phaseoli, trfolii, viciae.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 22.iv.2021