Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alternaria citri

Alternaria citri Ellis & Pierce, 1902

on Citrus


Leaf spots, also on branches and fruits, with caespituli. Conidia solitary or with 2-7 in sometimes branching chains, 6-24 x 8-60 µm, with a beak of 3-4 x 8 µm, and 8 transverse and a good number of longitudinal septa.

host plants

Rutaceae, monophagous

Citrus limon.


Brandenburger (1985a: 351), Porta-Puglia & Mifsud (2006a).

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