Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium splendidum

Exobasidium splendidum Nannfeldt, 1981

on Vaccinium

Exobasidium splendidum on Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Amstelveen, JP Thijssepark © Miriam Langeveld


entire annual shoots are shining red, the leaves are enlarged and lengthened. The spores are elliptic, up to 27 µm, septate.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium vitis-idaea.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Döring (2003a), Ing (1994a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Pehkonen, Ranta, Tolvanen & Laine (2014a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

Last modified 7.iii.2019