Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora mesembryanthemi

Peronospora mesembryanthemi Verwoerd, 1924

on Cleretum

Peronospora mesembryanthemi on Cleretum bellidiforme

Cleretum bellidiforme, from Mckenzie & Dingley (1996a)


the leaves are crumpling, ultimately falling off. underside pf the leaf with a fungal down, consisting of erect conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending in a pale brown conidium.

host plants

Aizoaceae, oligophagous

Aptenia; Cleretum bellidiforme; Mesembryanthemum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 94), Chater, Woods, Stringer, ao (2020a), Mckenzie & Dingley (1996a).

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