Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe celosiae

Erysiphe celosiae Tanda, 2000

on Amaranthus, Celosia

gall

mycelium amphigenous, also on the stems, causing white, confluent patches. Conidia solitary, oblong-elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with 3-8 asci, that contain 3-5 spores. Appendage 10-50, equatorial, 0.3-2 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, septate, most of them several times irregularly forked.

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Amaranthus caudatus, emarginatus, hybridus, powellii, tricolor, viridis; Celosia argentea.

references

Ale-Agha, Boyle, Braun ao (2008a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 25.viii.2018