Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllactinia paliuri

Phyllactinia paliuri Braun, 2012

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae



mycelium both internal and external; external mycelium hypophyllous, thin, white, mostly persistent. Appressoria weakly developed or missing; when present ± nipple-shaped or ridge-forming. Conidia formed one by one, clavate, without fibrosin bodies. Conidiophore long and thin. Cleistothecia hypophyllous, 125-185 µm, with 10-20 asci that contain 2 spores. Appendages 4-12, in an equatorial circle, 1-2 as long as the diameter of the cleistothecium. They are acicular, abruptly and strongly swollen at their base.


Rhamnaceae, monophagous

Paliurus spina-christi.


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


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