Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe catalpae

Erysiphe catalpae Simonyan, 1984

on Catalpa


mycelium amphigenous, persistent, in subcircular patches, ultimately covering the entire leaf. Conidia solitary, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Foot-cell of conidiophore generally straight. Cleistothecia rarely formed, with 3-8 asci, that contain 3-5 spores. Appendages 4-19, sub-equatorial, 0.5-2 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, septate, brown, sometimes irregularly branched.

host plants

Bignoniaceeae, monophagous

Catalpa bignonioides, japonica, ovata, speciosa.


Ale-Agha, Bolay, Braun ao (2004a), Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Heluta, Dzyunenko, Cook & Isikov (2009a), Henricot (2009a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Leysen (2013a, 2017a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a).

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