Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bremia lapsanae

Bremia lapsanae Sydow, 1938

on Lapsana

Bremia lapsanae on Lapsana communis

Lapsana communis, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Beringen, Kolenhaven, © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Bremia lapsanae on Lapsana communis

same leaf, underside

Bremia lapsanae: down on Lapsana communis


Bremia lapsanae: conidiophore


Bremia lapsanae: conidiophore

conidiophore, ultimate branches

Bremia lapsanae: conidium



externally hardly different from Bremia lactucae; molecular-genetic data nevertheless demonstrate that is is an independent species.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Lapsana communis.


Klenke & Scholler consider lapsanae identical with B. lactucae. The spelling “lampsanae” is incorrect.


Chater, Woods, Stringer, ao (2020a), Choi & Thines (2015a), Doppelbaur, Huber & Poelt (1965a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller (2015a), Thines, Runge, Telle & Voglmayr (2010a).

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