Synchytrium mercurialis (Libert) Fuckel, 1870

Mercurialis, Oenothera

Synchytrium mercurialis on Mercurialis perennis

Mercurialis perennis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroinval, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Synchytrium mercurialis on Mercurialis perennis

Mercurialis perennis, England, Mid-west Yorkshire, VC64 © Malcolm Storey, BioImages

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large parts of the plant are covered by glassy, less than a mm large golden coloured warts that often coalesce into ridges or crusts.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, Onagraceae, polyphagous

Mercurialis perennis; Oenothera biennis.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2013a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

mod 31.vii.2019