Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Loranthus europaeus

Loranthus europaeus Jacquin, 1762

on Quercus

gall

deciduous shrub, parasitising on trees; resembles the well-known Viscum album, but has yellow berries.

hostplants

Fagaceae, almost monophagous

Quercus cerris, petraea, pubescens, robur

Rarely on Carpinus betulus and Castanea sativa.

references

Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Spooner (2009a).

Last modified 30.vii.2018