Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leveillula rutae

Leveillula rutae (Jaczewski) Braun, 2012

on Ruta


mycelium amphigenous, white, persistent. Conidiophores long, thin. Conidia formed one by one. The first conidium formed is slender-lanceolate, later ones are elliptic to cylindric. Cleistothecia contain many asci, that have two spores. Appendages numerous, sub-equatorial, shorter than the diameter; they are mycelioid, aseptate, hyaline, often branched.

host plants

Rutaceae, monophagous

Ruta angustifolia, chalepensis, graveolens, montana.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Leysen (2017a).

Last modified 2.xii.2021