Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora phacae

Peronospora phacae Gäumann, 1923

on Astragalus


upperside of the leaves with paled, slightly embossed patches; at the corresponding underside a greyish purple fungal bloom, consisting of erect, distally strongly branched conidiophores.

host plants

Fabaceae, monofaag

Astragalus ? cicer, frigidus, onobrychis, penduliflorus.

It is not quite clear which mildew lives on A. cicer; some authors point toß P. astragalina.


Brandenburger (1985a: 277), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller & Kokeš (2008a).

Last modified 30.ix.2022