Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora sherardiae

Peronospora sherardiae Fuckel, 1863

on Sherardia


leaves pale, may be disfigured. Underside with a greyish purple down, consisting of 0.6 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each branch ending upon an ovoid conidium.

host plants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Sherardia arvensis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 510), Buhr (1965a), Chater, Woods, Stringer, ao (2020a [“sherardii”]), Doppelbaur, Huber & Poelt (1965a), García-Blázquez, Constantinescu, Tellería & Martín (2007a), Göker, García-Blázquez, Voglmayr ao (2009a), Gustavsson (1991a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Müller & Kokeš (2008a), Săvulescu (1948a), Tomasi (2014a), Voglmayr (2003a).

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