Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe akebiae

Erysiphe akebiae (Sawada) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Akebia


mycelium white, amphigenous, sometimes causing a purplish discolouration. Conidia solitary, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with 3-17 asci, that contain 5-8 spores.Appendages 4-8, attached to the equator, stiff, unbranched, 1-5 times the diameter, with 0-1 sept. At the very tip they are repeatedly forked.


Lardizabalaceae, monophagous

Akebia quinata, trifoliata.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (1995a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017