Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytophthora citricola

Phytophthora citricola Sawada, 1927


Fungal film, especially over the roots and seedlings, causing wilting, rot and death. At the top of hyphae conidia are produced, actually sporangia, 18-48 x 26-69 µm, with an apical, 3 µm high cap. In the plant tissue many oospores.

host plants


Aesculus; Calluna vulgaris; Chamaecyparis; Chrysanthemum; Citrus; Cytisus; Humulus; Leucanthemum; Lycopersicon; Malus; Pistacia; Primula; Prunus; Rhododendron catawbiense; Rubus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 74), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska, ao (2010a), Porta-Puglia & Mifsud (2006a).

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