Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllactinia berberidis

Phyllactinia berberidis Palla, 1899

on Berberis


mycelium hypophyllous, in white or brown patches. Conidia single, clavate, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia hypophyllous with an equatorial circle of 5-15 stiff, acicular appendages that are abruptly swollen at their base, 1-1.5 as long as the diameter of the cleistothecium. Asci with two, rarely three, spores.

host plants

Berberidaceae, monophagous

Berberis vulgaris.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Leysen (2017a).

Last modified 2.xii.2021