Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cladosporium praecox

Cladosporium praecox (Niessl) Braun 2000

on Tragopogon

Cladosporium praecox

from Bensch, Braun, Groenewald & Crous (2012a); K Bensch del.; scale bar = 10 µm


diffuse brownish yellow discolouration of the leaf. Colonies amphigenous, ochraceous, brownish. Conidiophores 8-54 µm, often swollen at the base. Conidia in chains, yellowish or brownish, 4-7 x 12-26 µm, 0-1-septate.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Tragopogon pratensis subsp. orientalis.


Bensch, Braun, Groenewald & Crous (2012a), Braun (2000a).

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