Peronospora antirrhini

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Peronospora antirrhini
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Peronosporaceae
Genus: Peronospora
Species: P. antirrhini
Binomial name
Peronospora antirrhini
J.Schröt. (1874)

Peronospora antirrhini is a plant pathogen. It causes downy mildew on leaves of species of Antirrhinum and related genera (e.g. Misopates).[1]

The disease is generally of minor importance, but can be damaging on antirrhinum seedlings in the glasshouse, which may be systemically infected.[2]


  1. ^ Brandenburger W (1985). Parasitische Pilze an Gefässpflanzen in Europa. Gustav Fischer Verlag. ISBN 3-437-30433-X. 
  2. ^ Smith IM, Dunez J, Lelliott RA, Phillips DH, Archer SA (editors) (1988). European Handbook of Plant Diseases. Blackwell Scientific Publications. ISBN 978-0-632-01222-0. 

Further reading[edit]

Byrne, JM; Hausbeck, MK; Sconyers, LE (October 2005). "Influence of Environment on Atmospheric Concentrations of Peronospora antirrhini Sporangia in Field-Grown Snapdragon". Plant Disease. 89 (10): 1060–1066. doi:10.1094/PD-89-1060. 

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