Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Heterodoassansia punctiformis

Heterodoassansia punctiformis (Winter) Vánky, 1993

on Lythrum


yellowish, eventually brown leaf spots where the spore balls are recognisable as minute, dark brown, amphigenous pustules. Spore balls 150-250 µm, composed of a large number of more of less agglutinated spores, covered by a, generally single, layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Lythrum borysthenicum, hyssopifolia, volgense.


Doassansia punctiformis Winter, 1886; Doassansia winteriana Magnus, 1891.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 406), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

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