Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pleiochaeta setosa

Pleiochaeta setosa (Kirchner) Hughes, 1951

lupin leaf spot, pleiochaeta root rot

on Lupinus, etc.


Leaf spots with caespituli; also elsewhere on the plant, particularly the roots. Conidia elliptic, 14-22 x 60-90 µm, ± 5-septate, brown, except the apical cell that is hyaline and bears ± 3, simple, ≤ 100 µm appendages.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus; Genista; Laburnum; Lupinus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 256), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a).

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