Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bremia picridis

Bremia picridis Ito & Tokunaga, 1935

on Helminthoteca, Picris


thin whitish hypophyllous fungal down at the underside of the leaf, consisting of erect, apically multiply branched conidiophores. Each ultimate branch ends in a swelling with four short stalks, each one bearing an ovoid conidium. Infected plants may be strongly disfigured


Asteraceae, monophagous

Helminthotheca echioides; Picris hieracioides.


Bremia picridis-hieracioidis Savinceva, 1974.


Brandenburger (1985a: 690), Choi & Thines (2015a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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