Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe kenjiana

Erysiphe kenjiana (Homma) Braun & Takamitsu, 2000

on Ulmus


mycelium amphigenous, mainly epiphyllous, greyish white. Appressoria lobed to multilobed, mostly paired. Conidia formed solitary, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Foot cell of conidiophore curved at the base. Cleistothecia 60-110 µm, with 3-6 asci, containing 2(-4) spores. Appendages 7-20, equatorial, 1-1.5 x the diameter; they are stiff, almost straight, aseptate; apex strongly thickened, ± 2 x spirally wound.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus glabra, laevis, minor.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Heluta, Takamatsu, Voytyuk & Shiroya (2009b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 10.ii.2019