Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium potentillae

Synchytrium potentillae (Schröter) Lagerheim

on Potentilla


minute, semiglobular, reddish pustules; sometimes grouped. Each gall consists of a single enlarged cell, with a crimson red content.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Potentilla argentea, heptaphylla.


The Index Fungorum (2015) doesn’t know this species, but does list a Synchytrium myosotidis var. potentillae Schröter, 1870.


Brandenburger (1985a), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 26.v.2019