Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Golovinomyces verbenae

Golovinomyces verbenae (Schweinitz) Heluta, 1988

on Glandularia, Verbena


mycelium amphigenous, dense, persistent. Appressoria indistinctly nipple-shaped. Conidia short-elliptic, formed in chains, without fibrosin bodies. Foot cell of conidiophore ± strait, 40-80 µm long. Cleistothecia 80-160 µm, with 5-20 two-spored asci. Appendages numerous, equatorial and sub-equatorial, 0.5 -3 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, septate, mostly unbranched, brown.

host plants

Verbenaceae, oligophagous

Glandularia aristigera; Verbena hastata, hybrida, officinalis.

Podosphaera verbenae.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Henricot (2009a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Beenken ao (2018d), Leysen (2017a).

Last modified 1.xii.2021