Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Discogloeum veronicae

Discogloeum veronicae (Libert) Petrak, 1929

on Veronica

Discogloeum veronicae on Veronica persica

Veronica persica, Belgium, prov. Liège, Thier de Lanaye, 16.iv.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Discogloeum veronicae: leaf spots

the leaf spots are conspicuously small

Discogloeum veronicae on Veronica persica stem

also on the stems

Discogloeum veronicae: conidia

conidia

Discogloeum veronicae: conidia

some conidia clearly have two oil droplets

Discogloeum veronicae: conidia

conidia, high magnification

parasite

Leaf spots tiny, roundish. Conidia 3-5 x 14-20 µm, cylindric, with rounded apices, partly biguttulate.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica austriaca subsp. teucrium, hederifolia, officinalis, persica, spicata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 578), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Grove (1937a), Kruse (2019a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a).

Last modified 6.ix.2019