Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora meconopsidis

Peronospora meconopsidis Mayor, 1958

on Meconopsis. Papaver


infection weak and localised; upperside of the leaf with pale spots. Underside there with a thin greyish-white down of 0.3 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each branch ending in a ± globular conidium, > 20 µm. Embedded in the host tissue brown, thick-walled, smooth oospores.

host plants

Papaveraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Meconopsis betonicifolia, cambrica; Papaver somniferum.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Brandenburger (1985a), Chater, Woods, Stringer, ao (2020a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Kruse, Thiel, Klenke & Kummer (2019b), Müller (2015a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Voglmayr, Montes-Borrego & Landa (2014a).

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