Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium alpicola

Synchytrium alpicola Rytz, 1907

Fungi, Chytridiomycota, Chytridiomycetes, Chytridiales

on Fabaceae

gall

numerous, hypophyllous, hyaline golden yellow, less than 0.5 mm large, hard multicellular warts, usually in groups, on the leaves just above the ground, usually hypophyllous. Each gall consists of a single enlarged cell; it contains 1-5 resting sporangia.

hostplants

polyfaag

Anthyllis vulneraria; Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus.

Hippocrepis is the main hostplant.

references

Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

25/05/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017