Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oidiopsis balsaminae

Oidiopsis balsaminae Rajderkar, 1966

on Impatiens


mycelium amphigenous, evanescent, partly also internal. Conidiophores, long, filiform, emerging through the stomata. Conidia single, in two types. The first conidium formed is lanceolate, later ones are long-elliptic. Cleistothecia unknown.

host plants

Balsaminaceae, monophagous

Impatiens balsamina.


the anamorphic (sterile) form of a Leveillula species, possibly L. picridis.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a).

Last modified 28.vii.2019