Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora dianthi

Peronospora dianthi de Bary, 1863

on Petrorhagia, Vaccaria


leaves with pale spots. Underside with a brownish-violet down, consisting of 0.5 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each terminal branch ending in a conidium.


Caryophyllaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Petrorhagia prolifera; Vaccaria hispanica.

Not on Dianthus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 110), Gustavsson (1991a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020