Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leveillula ricini

Leveillula ricini (Speshnew) Braun, 2012

on Ricinus

gall

mycelium hypophyllous, white, tomentose, peristent. Conidiophores long, thin. Conidia formed one by one. The first conidium formed is slender-lanceolate, later ones are elliptic to cylindric. Cleistothecia contain 17-25 asci, that have two spores. Appendage poorly developed, sub-equatorial, shorter than the diameter; they are mycelioid, aseptate, hyaline, generally unbranched.

hostplants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Ricinus communis.

references

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

10/12/2015

Last modified 16.vii.2017