Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhytisma andromedae

Rhytisma andromedae (Persoon) Fries, 1819

on Andromeda

Rhytisma andromedae on Andromeda polifolia

Andromeda polifolia, Norway, Trollstigen (Møre og Romsdal), 17.vii.2016 © Cor Zonneveld.


oval, shining-black stroma, 5-10 mm long, on the upper side of a leaf; may cover the entire upper side of the leaf.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Andromeda polifolia.


Placuntium andromedae (Persoon) Ehrenberg, 1818.


Brandenburger (1985a: 563), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Sandu Ville, Lazǎr & Hatmanu (1969a).

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