Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oidiopsis cisti

Oidiopsis cisti (Jaap) Golovin, 1956

on Cistus


mycelium white, mainly hypophyllous, persistent, in patches, finally covering the entire leaf. 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.


Cistaceae, monophagous

Cistus albidus, creticus, crispus, ladanifer, laurifolius,monspeliensis, populifolius, salviifolius, symphytifolius.


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


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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