Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora litoralis

Peronospora litoralis Gäumann, 1919

on Atriplex


underside of the leaves with a yellowish fungal down consisting of vertical conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending upon a colourless elliptic conidium.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex calotheca, littoralis.


The Index Fungorum (2016) considers litoralis a synonym of P. farinosa.


Brandenburger (1985a: 116), Buhr (1965a), Gustavsson (1991a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a) Kruse, Thiel, Beenken ao (2018d), Săvulescu (1948a), Unamuno (1942a).

Last modified 21.iv.2020