Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium saxifragae

Synchytrium saxifragae Rytz, 1907

on herbs


up to 0.3 mm large, multicellular, golden yellow pustules on the leaves and stems. The gall resembles the one of S. aureum, but is smaller in all parts, moreover less strongly cecicogenous.


polyphagous on herbs

Androsace chamaejasme; Pritzelago alpina; Leontodon; Ranunculus montanus; Saxifraga aizoides, androsacea, bryoides, moschata, stellaris; Viola biflora.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017