Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium caucasicum

Exobasidium caucasicum Woronichin, 1921

on Rhododendron

gall

Shoots of the entire plant somewhat malformed, leaves pale yellowish, at the undersides a thin fungal down: a hymenium with basidiospores of 5-6 x 13-18 ┬Ám, 0-1-septate.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhododendron caucasicum.

references

Ing (1994a), Nannfeldt (1981a).

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