Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora conglomerata

Peronospora conglomerata Fuckel, 1863

on Geranium

Peronospora conglomerata on Geranium pusillum

Geranium pusillum, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Peronospora conglomerata on Geranium pusillum

infected leaf, underside

Peronospora conglomerata: conidia

conidiophore with conidia


upperside of the leaves with paled, slightly embossed patches; at the underside a brownish purple fungal down, consisting of erect, distally dichotomously branched conidiophores. The ± globular conidia sit on relatively long stalks.

host plants

Geraniaceae, monofaag

Geranium columbinum, dissectum, lucidum, molle, phaeum, purpureum, pusillum, pyrenaicum, robertianum, tuberosum.

Negrean, Constantinescu & Denchev additionally list as a hostplant, Erodium ciconium; this possibly means that they consider P. conglomerata and Peronospora erodii synonymous.


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