Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sawadaea tulasnei

Sawadaea tulasnei (Fuckel) Homma, 1937

on Acer

Sawadaea tulasnei: mycelium on Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides, Belgium, Liège © Jean-Yves Baugnée; det. Arthur Vanderweyen

Sawadaea tulasnei: mycelium on Acer platanoides

detail; the still young cleistothecia are recognisable as small yellow dots.


Contrary to the much more common S. bicornis, the mycelium is mainly upper-surface, shining white and sharply delimited. Conidia in chains, with fibrosin bodies, variable in size. Cleistothecia generally epiphyllous, with 40-100 rather short stiff appendages, a small number of them bifurcate, each tip ending in a small hook.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer ginnala, monspessulanum, platanoides, saccharum, tataricum.

Not on A. campestre, negundo, or pseudoplatanus.


Ale-Agha, Boyle, Braun ao (2008a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Czerniawska (2001a), Dynowska, Fiedorowicz & Kubiak (1999a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Korytnianska & Popova (2012a), Kruse (2019a), Leysen (2017a), Mieslerová, Sedlářová, Michutová, ao (2020b), Piątek (2004a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005a), Sucharzewska, Dynowska, Kubiak ao (2012b), Świderska, Wołczańska, Kozłowska ao (2005a), Talgø, Sundheim, Gjærum ao (2010a).

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