Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium laetum

Synchytrium laetum Schröter, 1870

on Gagea


very small unicellular golden yellow pustules form a vague greyish-green length line over a leaf. Each one contains up to 1-5 resting sporangia with red-orange or yellow contents.

host plants

Liliaceae, oligophagous

Gagea bohemica, graeca, lutea, marchica, minima, pratensis, spathacea, villosa; Tulipa sylvestris.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Brodtbeck ao (2017a).

Last modified 28.iii.2019