Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physoderma iridis

Physoderma iridis (de Bary) de Wildeman

on Iris


1-3 mm large brownish black leaf spots. In the tissue brown persistent sporangia, 17 x 27 µm.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Iris pseudacorus.


Cladochytrium iridis de Bary, 1897. This is the name applied by the Index Fungorum (2015); the binomen “Physoderma iridis” is not known there.


Brandenburger (1985a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 6.xii.2022