Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronospora viciae

Peronospora viciae (Berkeley) de Bary, 1863

on Lathyrus, Vicia

Peronospora viciae on Vvicia sativa subsp. nigra

Vicia sativa subsp. nigra, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, Griesbroek © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Peronospora viciae on Vicia sativa subsp. nigra

hypophyllous down

Peronospora viciae: conidiophore


Peronospora viciae: conidia

terminal branches

Peronospora viciae: terminal branches



development of the plant disturbed; upperside of the lef with yellow spots. Underside there with a brownish purple fungal down of 0.7 mm high erect conidiophores that apically several times are branching, each branch ending in an ovoid conidium.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus cicera, sphaericus; Vicia cassubica, disperma, lutea, pannonica, pyrenaica, sativa & subsp. nigra, sepium, tenuifolia, villosa & subsp. varia.


Peronospora viciae-sativae Gäumann, 1923.


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