Peronospora aquilegiicola Thines, Denton & Choi, 2019

on Aquilegia

gall

systemic infection: leaves of whole plant chlorotic with pale patches and curling. Underside a grey fungal bloom, consisting of vertical, distally strongly branched conidiophores.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Aquilegia alpina, buergeriana, flabellata, viridiflora, vulgaris.

notes

Originally found in Korea, but known since 2013 from the UK, where it is considered a serious threat to garden columbines.

references

Denton, Beal, Kilty, Denton, Choi & Thines (2015a).Thines, Denton, Beal ao (2019a).

mod 5.vii.2019