Cercospora davisii Ellis & Everhart, 1891

on Meliltus

Cercospora davisii: leaf spots on Melilotus spec.

Melilotus spec., Belgium, prov. Liège, Aywaille, Carrière du Goiveaux, 16.vi.2018 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Cercospora davisii: leaf spots on Melilotus spec.

infect leaf, upper side

Cercospora davisii: leaf spots on Melilotus spec.

infected leaf, underside

Cercospora davisii: conidiophores

conidiphores

Cercospora davisii: conidiophores

conidiphores

Cercospora davisii: conidia

conidia

Cercospora davisii: conidiophores

Melilotus spec., Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, 5.vi.2018 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: conidophores

Cercospora davisii: conidia

conidia

parasite

Leaf spots and colonies amphigenous. Conidiophores simple. Conidia initially cylindric, later tapering at one end, 2-5 x 20-140 µm, ultimately 1-13-septate.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Melilotus.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 305), Solheim (1929a), Świderska-Burek (2015a).

mod 3.vii.2018