Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudoidium poinsettiae

Pseudoidium poinsettiae (Braun, Minnis & Yáñez-Morales) Braun, Minnis & Yáñez-Morales, 2012

on Euphorbiae


mycelium amphigenous, thin, forming white patches. Appressoria from nipple-shaped tot lobed, mostly single. Conidia solitary, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Foot-cell of the conidiophore usually distictly curved. Cleistothecia unknown.


Euphorbiaceae, ? narowly monophagous

Euphorbia pulcherrima.


it is unclear whether this anamorph really is confined to E. pulcherrima (“poinsettia”). Moreover Leveillula taurica and the extra-European Leveillula clavata Nour, 1957 have been found on materal of this species.


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

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