Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphacelotheca polygoni-serrulati

Sphacelotheca polygoni-serrulati Maire, 1917

on Persicaria


the ovaries are swollen; at first they are covered by a membrane that eventually ruptures at the top, releasing a dark-violet mass of spores around a central columella. . Sporen 9-13 x 10-14 µm.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Persicaria decipiens, maculosa.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 87), Denchev, Martín, Kemler & Denchev (2021a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Schuster, Stajsic & Bonito (2016a), Vánky (1994a).

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