EPPO Global Database

Hymenoscyphus fraxineus(CHAAFR)

Code created in: 2008-06-14

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Hymenoscyphus fraxineus
  • Authority: (T. Kowalski) Baral, Queloz & Hosoya


Eastern Asia. Recently introduced in Europe, where it  is extending its range and causing severe dieback of ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior), in particular in Britain. Asian species of Fraxinus are relatively resistant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chalara fraxinea Kowalski
Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus Queloz, Gruenig, Berndt, Kowalski, Sieber & Holdenrieder

Common names
Name Language
ash dieback English
dieback of ash English
Eschentriebsterben German
falsche weiße Stengelbecherchen German
chalarose du frêne French
dépérissement du frêne French
суховершинность ясеня Russian