Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllosticta penstemonis

Phyllosticta penstemonis Cooke, 1856

on Penstemon

parasite

Causes 1-2 cm sized, irregular-roundish leaf spots without a clear border. Pycnidia black, deeply immersed. Conidia 2-3 x 4-5 ┬Ám.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Penstemon.

synonyms

Phyllosticta pentastemonis.

references

Brandenburg (1985a: 572), Cejp (1965a).

Last modified 7.v.2020