Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Venturia populina

Venturia populina (Vuillemin) Fabricatore, 1902

poplar leaf and shoot blight

on Populus

parasite

Leaf spots with perithecia en pycnidia. Perithecia often with some dark brown bristles; asci 18-26 x 90-125 µm, spores 10-16 x 18-30 µm. Pycnidia also on the twigs: conidia solitary, fusiform, olive brown, 9-14 x 25-40 µm, 1-2 septa.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus balsamifera, x canadensis, nigra.

synonyms

Fusicladium elegans (Servazzi) Ritschel & Braun, 2003; Pollacia elegans Servazzi, 1939.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 39), Schubert, Ritschel & Braun (2003a).

Last modified 3.ix.2022