Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Albugo convolvulacearum

Albugo convolvulacearum (Otth) Kunze

on Convolvulus


stems with a white cover, at first shiny, later powdery. Parts of the plant may become disfigured.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Convolvulus pentapetaloides, siculus, tricolor.


the name “Albugo convolvulacearum” is not known to the Index Fungorum (2016) and MycoBank (2016); there Cystopus convolvulacearum Otth, 1883 is used instead.


Brandenburger (1985a: 514), García-Blázquez, Constantinescu, Tellería & Martín (2007a), Sert, Aykurt & Sümbül (2010a), Thines & Spring (2005a).

Last modified 11.xi.2022