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Heracleum L. (hogweeds)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Heracleum (hogweeds)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Heracleum may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
APIACEAE
(umbellifers)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Heracleum:

(live) live is parasitised by conidial anamorph Erysiphe heraclei - Umbellifer Powdery Mildew (Erysiphales: Erysiphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
(live) live is parasitised by cleistothecium Erysiphe heraclei - Umbellifer Powdery Mildew (Erysiphales: Erysiphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (live) live leaf may be infected and damaged by embedded chlamydospore Taphridium umbelliferarum - an ascomycete (Taphrinales: Protomycetaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [causes often extensive, pale greyish green areas]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Phytomyza spondylii - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972 [mine linear, white]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Cryptaciura rotundiventris - Scarce Umbel Leaf-miner (Diptera: Tephritidae) UK/Ireland White, I.M., 1988
leaf leaf is grazed by nocturnal larva Tenthredo (Eurogaster) mioceras - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Benson, R.B., 1952
root root is foodplant of larva Liophloeus tessulatus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
stem (dead, decayed) dead, decayed stem is decayed by fruitbody Lachnella villosa - a cyphelloid fungus (Agaricales: Niaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by erumpent, becoming superficial pycnidium of Phoma coelomycetous anamorph Metasphaeria complanata - an ascomycete (Dothideales: Dothioraceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed, densely crowded, subiculate pycnidium of Phoma coelomycetous anamorph Phoma longissima - a coelomycete (Pleosporales) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [causing parallel black stripes 0.5-2mm broad, often several cm long, and covering large areas]
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by sessile apothecium Mollisia lychnidis - a discomycete (Helotiales: Dermateaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by apothecium Unguiculella hamulata - a discomycete (Helotiales: Hyaloscyphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by apothecium Urceolella crispula - a discomycete (Helotiales: Hyaloscyphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by effuse colony of Stachybotrys dematiaceous anamorph Stachybotrys cylindrospora - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Hypocreales) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed, or becoming erumpent, often in elongated groups of 2 to 5 pycnidium of Phomopsis coelomycetous anamorph Phomopsis hysteriola - a coelomycete (Diaporthales: Diaporthaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
stem (residual cortex) (dead) dead stem (residual cortex) is decayed by erumpent apothecium Pirottaea nigrostriata - a discomycete (Helotiales: Dermateaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (rotting) rotting stem is decayed by almost sessile or shortly stalked apothecium Pseudombrophila deerrata - a discomycete (Pezizales: Pyronemataceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997

Heracleum may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
APIACEAE
(umbellifers)
Herbaceous Plants Tall Woody Herbs (via Apiaceae)

References

Benson, R.B., 1952 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (b)
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Morris, M.G., 1997 Broad-Nosed Weevils (Entiminae)
Spencer, K.A., 1972 Diptera: Agromyzidae
White, I.M., 1988 Tephritid Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
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