Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alternaria nobilis

Alternaria nobilis (Vise) Simmons, 2002

carnation blight

on Dianthus, etc.


Leaf spots with caespituli.Conidia in chais of 2-4, obclavate, 10-25 x 30-120 ┬Ám, up to 9 septa in both directions.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Dianthus caryophyllus; Gypsophila; Saponaria.


Alternaria dianthi Stevens & Hall, 1909.


Brandenburger (1985a: 106), Porta-Puglia & Mifsud (2006a).

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