EPPO Global Database

Olpidium brassicae sensu lato(OLPIBR)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Olpidium brassicae sensu lato
  • Authority: (Woronin) P.A. Dangeard


O. brassicae is a species complex. It is currently proposed that O. bornovanus and O. virulentus are distinct species and that the latter is the virus vector. It is also suggested that O. brassicae in the strict sense is limited to Brassicaceae.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Asterocystis radicis De Wildeman
Chytridium brassicae Woronin
Olpidiaster radicis (De Wildeman) Pascher

Common names
Name Language
big vein of lettuce English
seedling blight of tobacco English
seedling disease of cabbage English
Auflaufkrankheit: Kohl German
Gelbsucht: Tabak German
Halsbrand: Kohl German
Schwarzbeinigkeit: Kohl German
Wurzelbrand: Kohl German
brûlure du lin French
grosses nervures de la laitue French
nécrose des radicelles des céréales French
enfermedad de nasciencia Spanish