Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Neonectria coccinea

Neonectria coccinea (Persoon) Rossman & Samuels, 1999

parasite

Groups of red, warty, up to 0.5 mm sized ascomata on a stroma that burst through the epidermis. Asci 7-10 x 75-100 µm, 8 spores, 5-6 x 12 15 µm.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer; Alnus; Carpinus; Castanea; Cornus; Corylus; Fagus sylvatica; Fraxinus; Laburnum; Morus; Populus; Quercus; Ribes; Tilia; Ulmus.

In the narrow concept of this species by Hirooka ao does the species live exclusively on Fagus.

synonyms

Nectria coccinea.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 36), Buhr (1964b), Castlebury, Rossman & Hyten (2005a), Hirooka, Rossman, Zhuang ao (2013a), Roskam (2009a).

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