Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora apula

Peronospora apula Voglmayr, 2014

on Papaver


the infection is mostly systemic; the plants then are seriously disfigured. At he underside of the leaves a greyish felt-like down of erect, 270-430 µm hig, conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each branch ending upon a conidium that generally does not exceed 20 µm, Embedded in the host tissue lie brown, thick-walled, smooth, oospores.


Papaveraceae, narrowly monophagous

Papaver apulum.


Voglmayr, Montes-Borrego & Landa (2014a).

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