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

on Euphorbiae

gall

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.

hostplants

Euphorbiaceae, ? narowly monophagous

Euphorbia pulcherrima.

notes

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.

references

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

mod 6.vi.2018