Graphiola phoenicis (Mougeot) Poiteau, 1824

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Exobasidiales

on Phoenix, etc.

gall

± 2 mm large, black, pustules at either sides of the (especially older, lower) leaves. At maturity a yellow filament is extruded from the tip, where conidia are formed. This finally desintegrated, leaving a tiny black crater.

hostplants

Arecaceae, oligophagous

Phoenix canariensis, dactylifera.

Less often on other palms.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Brandenburger (1985a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Unamuno (1941b).

12/05/2017. It is now 15:02

mod 28.vi.2017