Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora leptoclada

Peronospora leptoclada Saccardo, 1882

on Cistaceae


upper side of the leaf with pale spots. Underside with a greyish white down of erect conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending in an egg-shaped conidium.

host plants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Cistus; Helianthemum alpestre, nummularium & subsp. grandiflorum; Tuberaria guttata.


Brandenburger (1985a: 395, 396), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1974a), Doppelbaur, Huber & Poelt (1965a), Gustavsson (1991a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Klenke & Kummer (2019b).

Last modified 23.x.2022