Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ramularia plantaginis

Ramularia plantaginis Ellis & Martin, 1882

on Plantago


Leaf spots amphigenous, pale green at first, later brown. Colonies amphigenous. Conidia in chains, 3-6 x 10-35 µm, 0-3-septate.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, narrowly monophagous

Plantago ? albicans, gentianoides, lagopus, major, media.

Niet op P. lanceolata.


The Index Fungorum (2017) considers plantaginis an invalid synonym of R. rhabospora. Braun, in his revision of the genus comes to the opposite conclusion, mainly based on differences in the submicroscopic sculpture of the conidium wall.


Adamska (2005b), Béguinot & Chevassut (1993a), Brandenburger (1985a: 585), Braun (1998a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Mułenko, Sałata & Wołczańska (1995a), Roldan Garrigós & Honrubia García (1992a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Unamuno (1943a), Wołczańska (2005a).

Last modified 26.ix.2020