Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora lathyri-verni

Peronospora lathyri-verni Gustavsson, 1959

on Lathyrus


tips of the shoots unhealthy, with shortened internodes. Underside of the leaves with a greyish brown fungal cover of 0.4 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending in a conidium of 14-21 x 21-30 µm.

host plants

Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lathyrus vernus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 294), Buhr (1964b), Hafellner (1980a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller & Kokeš (2008a), Tomasi (2014a).

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