Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora dianthicola

Peronospora dianthicola Heim, 1946

on Dianthus


upper side of the leaf with pale spots. Underside there with a greyish purple down of erect conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending in an egg-shaped conidium.


Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Dianthus caryophyllus, chinensis.


Ben-Ze’ev, Elkind & Levy (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a: 106), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller (2015a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020