Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora grisea

Peronospora grisea (Unger) de Bary, 1863

on Veronica


leaves pale, may be disfigured. Underside with a greyish-violet down, consisting of 0.4 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each terminal branch ending in an ovoid conidium.


Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica alpina subsp. pumila, austriaca subsp. teucrium, beccabunga, bellidioides, fruticans, fruticulosa, longifolia, maritima, officinalis, opaca, prostrata, repens, salicifolia, scutellata, serpyllifolia, speciosa.


Peronospora palustris Gäumann, 1918; P. saxatilis Gäumann, 1918; P. verna Gäumann, 1918.
P. palustris has been resurrected by Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), with V. scutellata as only host plant (mentioned); no argumentation, reference or description is presented.


Belbahri, Calmin, Pawlowski & Lefort (2005a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Cunnington (2008a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a, 1974a), Doppelbaur, Huber & Poelt (1965a), García-Blázquez, Constantinescu, Tellería & Martín (2007a), Göker, García-Blázquez, Voglmayr ao (2009a), Göker, Voglmayr, Riethmüller ao (2003a), Gustavsson (1991a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2017a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2014a. 2019a), Kruse, Thiel, Frauenberger ao (2019a), Maire (1943a), Müller & Kokeš (2008a), Müller (2015a), Mułenko, Kozłowska, Bacigálová ao (2014a), Negrean (1995a), Negrean, Constantinescu & Denchev (2004a), Riethmüller, Voglmayr, Göker ao (2002a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005a), Săvulescu (1948a), Tomasi (2014a), Voglmayr (2003a).

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