Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ramularia endophylla

Ramularia endophylla Verkley & Braun, 2004

on Castanea, Quercus

parasite

Leaf spots with caespituli and ascodomata, mainly on fallen leaves. Caespituli: conidia hyaline 2-4 x 6-15 µm, aseptate. Ascomata black, predominantly hypophyllous, 70-110 µm; asci 5-7 x 30-45 µn, 8 spores, 3 x 8-9 µm, 1-septate.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Castanea sativa; Quercus robur.

synonyms

Mycosphaerella punctiformis (Persoon) Starbäck, 1899.

notes

The fungus develops endophytically.

references

Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2016a), Verkley, Crous, Groenewald, ao (2004a), Videira, Groenewald, Verkley, ao (015a).

Last modified 21.ix.2022