Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllosticta typhina

Phyllosticta typhina Saccardo & Malbranche, 1880

on Typha

Phyllosticta typhina: leaf spot on Typha latifolia

Typha latifolia, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, Ronde Put © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Phyllosticta typhina: leaf spot on Typha latifolia

leaf spot with extruded condia masses

Phyllosticta typhina: conidia



elongated orange-yellow leaf spots


Typhaceae, monophagous

Typha angustifolia, latifolia.


Phoma typhina (Saccardo & Malbranche) van der Aa, 2002; Phyllosticta coralliobola Bubák & Kabát, 1905. According to Boerema, Pleospora typhicola is the teleomorph of this fungus; however, this is not repeated in later literature.


Boerema (2003a), Brandenburger (1985a: 861), Grove (1935a: 57), Index Fungorum (2018).

Last modified 3.vii.2018