Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alternaria citrullicola

Alternaria citrullicola Woudenberg & Crous, 2014

on Citrullus


Leaf spots with caespituli. Conidia most solitary, pale olive brown, 8 x 35-41 µm, narrowly obclavate, 5-6 transversal and 0-q longitudinal septa, with a 178-232 µm long apical aseptate beak.

host plants

Cucurbitaceae, monophagous

Citrullus lanatus.


Woudenberg, Truter, Groenewald & Crous (2014a).

Last modified 11.ii.2023