Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Golovinomyces vincae

Golovinomyces vincae Braun & Tamamatsu, 2019

on Vinca

Golovinomyces vincae: powdery mildew on Vinca minor

Vinca major, Loenen © Arnold Grosscurt

Golovinomyces vincae: mildew on Vinca major

Vinca major, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Meerhout © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Golovinomyces vincae: appressorium


Golovinomyces vincae: conidia



Mycelium amphigenous, forming thin white spots. Appressoria nipple-shaped, solitary. Conidiophores straight, 70-140 µm lang (without conidia). Foot-cell usually sinuous, basal septum at the junction with the mother cell or somewhat elevated; foot-cells followed by 1–3(–4) shorter cells.

host plants

Apocynaceae, monophagous

Vinca difformis, herbacea, major.


Golovinomyces orontii: auct.


Braun, Shin, Takamatsu ao (2019a), Glawe & Koike (2008a).

Last modified 17.iii.2019