Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera parietariae

Podosphaera parietariae (Shvartsman) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Parietaria


mycelium amphigenous, also on stems, thin, inconspicuous, greyish. Appressoria indistinct. Conidia formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies, short-elliptic. Cleistothecia with a single ascus, containing 8 spores. Appendages very numerous, attached both below and above the equator, 2-5 x the diameter; they are flexuous, basally brown, septate, simple.


Urticaceae, oligophagous

Parietaria lusitanica subsp. chersonensis + serbica, officinalis, pensylvanica.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 26.viii.2018