Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Taphrina celtidis

Taphrina celtidis Sadebeck, 1890

on Celtis


leaves with brown spots, up to a cm in size and with a somewhat thickened upper side. Underside with a bloom of asci, giving it a greyish-white aspect.

host plants

Cannabaceae, monophagous

Celtis australis, occidentalis.


Exoascus celtidis (Sadebeck) Saccardo, 1892; E. aemiliae Passerini, 1890.


Bataille (1936a), Brandenburger (1985a: 66), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Sadebeck (1890a).

Last modified 16.vii.2020