Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leveillula chrozophorae

Leveillula chrozophorae Braun, 1984

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Chrozophora, Mercurialis


mycelium internal and external; external mycelium amphigenous, also on the stems, white, generally dense, felt-like, persistent. Conidiophores, long, thin. Conidia formed one by one, in two forms. The first conidium formed is very narrow lanceolate, later ones are broad-elliptic. Cleistothecia rarely formed; they contain numerous asci, that have two spores. Appendages numerous, mycelioid, shorter than the diameter, not or irregularly branched.


Euphorbiaceae, oligophagous

Chrozophora plicata, tinctoria; Mercurialis annua.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017