Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora lini

Peronospora lini Ellis & Kellerman, 1876

on Linum


upperside of the leaves discoloured. Their underside with a whitish down, consisting of erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each branch ending in an egg-shaped conidium.

host plants

Linaceae, monophagous

Linum catharticum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 335), Hafellner (1980a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Müller & Kokeš (2008a), Săvulescu (1948a), Thines & Choi (2016a).

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