Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Albugo capparis

Albugo capparis (de Bary) Kuntze, 1891

on Capparis

gall

stems with a white cover, at first shiny, later powdery. Parts of the plant may become disfigured.

hostplants

Capparaceae, monophagous

Capparis spinosa.

synonyms

A. capparidis and cappariderum are incorrect sellings.

The status of this species is unclear; Brandenburger and García-Blázquez ao consider capparis conspecific with A. candida, but the Index Fungorum (2016) and Thines & Spring treat it as a valid species.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), García-Blázquez, Constantinescu, Tellería & Martín (2007a), Thines & Spring (2005a).

Last modified 15.xii.2017