Bath Wildlife Sightings

Gall on Platanus x hispanica (London Plane), James Street West, Bath, ST7464

Unidentified

Date first seen

Date last seen

Frequency of Sighting

Species

Platanus x hispanica Miller ex Muenchh. (London Plane)

Evidence

Quantity

Large numbers on two trees

Locality

James Street West, Bath

Habitat

Trunk of street trees

Environmental Conditions

Grid Reference

ST747647

Other Information

Cause of galls unknown, either a bacteria (Agrobacterium tumefaciens?) or a fungus (Taphrina species?). The damaged gall at bottom left appears to show growth rings.

Recorded by

Rob Randall

Identified by

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