Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taphrina polyspora

Taphrina polyspora (Sorok─źn) Johanson, 1886

on Acer

Taphrina polyspora

asci (from Mix, 1949a)


leaves with yellowish to reddish brown spots, up to cm wide, sometimes somewhat swollen. At the upper side a grey layer of asci forms. The infested leaf parts finally turn black and die off.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer sempervirens, tataricum.


Bataille (1936a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mix (1949a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 14.ix.2019