Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium erieum

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

Last modified 28.vi.2017