Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe caulicola

Erysiphe caulicola (Petrak) Braun, 1982

on Astragalus


mycelium mainly on the stems, thin. Conidia solitary, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with 5-15 asci, that contain 4-7 spores. Appendages numerous, sub-equatorial and equatorial, 0.5 – 3 x the diameter; they are indistinctly or not septate, little branched, and often have a rough surface.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos, odoratus, pseudoglaucus, varius.


Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Bahçecioğlu & Yildiz (2005a), Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (1995a), Negrean & Denchev (2004a).

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