Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leveillula linariae

Leveillula linariae (Jaczewski) Braun 2012

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Kickxia, Linaria


mycelium internal and external; the external mycelium is dense, white or grey, persistent. Conidiophores thin, hair-like, erect. The first conidium formed is narrow-lanceolate; later ones are oblong-elliptic. Cleistothecia contain many asci, that have two spores. Appendages numerous, sub-equatorial, shorter than the diameter; they are mycelioid, simple, hyaline or pale brown, generally aseptate.


Plantaginacae, oligophagous

Kickxia scoparia; Linaria angustissima, corifolia, genistifolia & subsp. dalmatica, odora, vulgaris.


Leveillula scrophulariacearum f. linariae (Jaczewski) Golovin, 1956.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean (1996a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017