Synchytrium erieum Karling, 1962

Fungi, Chytridiomycota, Chytridiomycetes, Chytridiales

on Plantago lanceolata

Synchytrium erieum on Plantago lanceolata

Plantago lanceolata, Wales, Carmarthen, VC44 © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

Synchytrium erieum on Plantago lanceolata

detail

gall

leaves with tiny warts, less than half a mm, yellow or orange, usually a large number together. They consist of a single infected cell, surrounded by 2-3 layers of un-infected, but swollen and discoloured cells.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, narrowly monophagous

Plantago lanceolata.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Karling (1964a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

09/01/2016

mod 28.vi.2017