Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium echii

Synchytrium echii Spegazzini, 1909

Fungi, Chytridiomycota, Chytridiomycetes, Chytridiales

on Plantago

gall

c. 0.1 mm high brown pustules on the leaves.

hostplants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Echium plantagineum.

notes

the species is known only from Argentina. However, the original distributional area of the host plant is the western Mediterranean area, therefore the fungus may be expected there as well.

references

Karling (1964a).

16/01/2016

Last modified 28.vi.2017