Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Doassansia niesslii

Doassansia niesslii de Toni, 1888

on Butomus


0.5 – 3 cmm long, first yellow, then brown spots on leaves and stems. The spore balls that are embedded in the host tissue from minute pustules. They are 0.1 – 0.3 mm in size and consist of numerous spores surrounded by a cortex of sterile cells.

host plants

Butomaceae, monophagous

Butomus umbellatus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 700), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz (1968a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

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