Plasmopara invertifolia Duarte & Barreto, 2014

Chromista, Oomycota, Oomycetes, Peronosporales

on Xerochrysum

gall

leaves with discoloured spots. At the underside a whitish fungal down, consisting of erect, terminally repeatedly orthogonally branching conidiophores, each branchlet bearing a globular conidium.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Xerochrysum bracteatum.

notes

th species is described from Brazil, but the hostplant is a popular, widely sold plant in the flower trade.

references

Duarte, Choi, Soares & Barreto (2014a).

26/09/2015

mod 28.vi.2017