Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium rhododendri

Exobasidium rhododendri (Fuckel) Cramer, 1874

on Rhododendron

Exobasidium rhododendri gall on Rhododendron hirsutun

Rhododendron hirsutum, Slovenia, Julian Alps, Mangart region, 1800 m © Clemens M Brandstetter

Exobasidium rhododendri: gall on Rhododendron ferrugineum

Rhododendron ferrugineum, Austria, Vorarlberg Gaschurn, Silvretta-Stausee, 2000 m © Clemens M Brandstetter

Exobasidium rhododendri: galls on Rhododendron ferrugineum

another specimen

Exobasidium rhododendri: galls on Rhododendron ferrugineum

a bunch of lesser galls

gall

peach-coloured, globular gall, attached to a leaf; may reach the size of a walnut.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhododendron ferrugineum, hirsutum, x intermedium.

references

Begorow, Bauer & Oberwinker (2001a), Bellmann (2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Blumer (1946a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Döring (2003a), Ing (1994a, 2001a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Spooner (1988a), Tomasi (2003a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a)..

Last modified 23.viii.2019