Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllosticta pharbitis

Phyllosticta pharbitis Saccardo, 1878

on Ipomoea


Causes upper-surface leaf spots with a dark brown border, off-brown when fresh, pale when dry. Pycnidia scarce, mainly epiphyllous. Conidia 4 x 7 ┬Ám, biguttulate.

host plants

Convolvulaceae, monophagous

Ipomoea purpurea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Brandenburger (1985a: 515), Cejp (1965a).

Last modified 7.v.2020