Protomyces crepidicola von B├╝ren, 1922

Fungi, Ascomycota, Taphrinomycetes, Taphrinales, Protomycetaceae

on Crepis

gall

The leaf tips are yellowish at first, brownish red later, the upperside looks bloated; the leaf venation is unusually strongly expressed, especially at the underside. In the vascular bundles fungal spores are formed.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Crepis aurea, biennis, pontana, praemorsa.

references

Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

06/01/2014

mod 28.vi.2018