Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllactinia ribes

Phyllactinia ribes (Jaczewski) Zhao, 1985

on Ribes


mycelium both internal and external; external mycelium hypophyllous, thin, white. Appressoria scarce, variously formed. Conidia single, clavate, without fibrosin bodies. Conidiophores thin and long, foot-cell 100-250 ┬Ám. Cleistothecia hypophyllous with an equatorial circle of 4-11 stiff, acicular appendages that are abruptly swollen at their base, 1-2.5 as long as the diameter of the cleistothecium. Asci 10-25 with two spores.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes americanum, aureum, nigrum, rubrum, sanguineum, uva-crispa.


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

Last modified 2.xii.2021