Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gibellulopsis serrae

Gibellulopsis serrae (Maffei) Giraldo López & Crous, 2018

on Amaranthus

parasite

Stem down. Conidia 3 x 4-7 µm. Also thick-wallled, brownish black chlamydosporen are formed, 6-10 µm. the fungus induces wilting because blocking the sap strea.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Amaranthus.

synonyms

Verticillium amaranthi Verona & Ceccarelli, 1935.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 124).

Last modified 8.ix.2022