Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protomyces sonchi

Protomyces sonchi Lindfors, 1918

on Sonchus


semi-transparent, pale green, fusiform blisters on the lower parts of the stem. Inside spores are formed around the vascular bundles.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Sonchus oleraceus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 694), Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Reddy & Kramer (1975a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 1.xii.2022