Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora cortusae

Peronospora cortusae Gäumann & Blumer, 1947

on Cortusa


upper side of the leaf pale; underside with a brownish purple fungal down of erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each branch acutely ending upon a conidium.

host plants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Cortusa matthioli.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 476), Gäumann & Blumer (1947a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 4.xi.2022