Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protomyces buerenianus

Protomyces buerenianus Buhr, 1949

on Galinsoga


Vaguely delimited, smooth swelling of the stem or main leaf veins; initially pale and somewhat glassy, later brownish. In the vascular tissues fungal spores are formed.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Galinsoga parviflora.

Not on G. ciliata!


Bacigálová (2008a), Brandenburger (1985a: 624), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Reddy & Kramer (1975a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 24.xi.2022