Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ramularia adoxae

Ramularia adoxae (Rabenhorst) Karsten, 1884

on Adoxa

Ramularia adoxae on Adoxa moscatellina

Adoxa moschatellina, Belgium, prov. Limburg, Heusden-Zolder © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Ramularia adoxae on Adoxa moschatellina


Ramularia adoxae on Adoxa moschatellina

the fungus forms a velvety layer

Ramularia adoxae

colonies erupt through the stomata

Ramularia adoxae


Ramularia adoxae: conidiaRamularia adoxae: conidia



relatively large greyish leaf spots. Colonies hypophyllous. Conidiophores 30-80 µm, conidia cylindrical, 3-6 x 12-47 µm, 0-3-septate.

host plants

Adoxaceae, monophagous

Adoxa moschatellina.


Brandenburger (1985a: 594), Braun (1995b, 1998a), Chater, Woods, Stringer, ao (2021a), Ellis & Ellis (1995a), Poelt & Fritz-Schroeder (1983a), Wołczańska (2005a).

Last modified 17.vii.2022