Peronospora spec. on Aquilegia

on Aquilegia

gall

systemic infection: leaves of whole plant chlorotic with pale patches and curling. Underside a grey fungal bloom, consisting of vertical, distally strongly branched conidiophores.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Aquilegia.

notes

an as yet undescribed fungus, originally found in Korea, but known since 2013 from the UK, where it is considered a serious threat to garden columbines.

references

Denton, Beal, Kilty, Denton, Choi & Thines (2015a).

mod 25.viii.2017