Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllactinia catalpae

Phyllactinia catalpae Braun, 2012

on Catalpa

gall

mycelium greyish whit, hypophyllous, (also internal). Conidia single, clavate, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia hypophyllous with an equatorial circle of 4-12 stiff, acicular appendages that are abruptly swollen at their base, 1-2 as long as the diameter of the cleistothecium. Asci 10-20 with two spores.

hostplants

Bignoniaceae, monophagous

Catalpa bignonioides, speciosa.

references

Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

11/12/2016

Last modified 14.vii.2017