Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plasmopara saussureae

Plasmopara saussureae Novotelnova, 1962

on Saussurea


upperside of the leaves locally or entirely bleached; at the underside a whitish fungal down consisting of erect, distally several times branched conidiophores; the final branches ending upon a globular conidium.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Saussurea alpina.


Brandenburger (1985a: 670), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 29.xi.2022