Microbotryum cordae (Liro) Deml & Prillinger, 1991

on Persicaria

Microbotryum cordae on Persicaria maculosa

Persicaria maculosa, Loenen (Ge), © Arnold Grosscurt: first signs

Microbotryum cordae on Persicaria maculosa

somwehat further advanced infection

Microbotryum cordae on Persicaria maculosa

some flowers already are desintegrating

Microbotryum cordae on Persicaria maculosa

destroyed inflorescence

Microbotryum cordae: spores

spores

gall

The flower buds are swollen and enlarged; their contents are transformed into a reddish brown to flesh-coloured mass of spores.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Persicaria foliosa, hydropiper, maculosa, minor, mitis.

synonyms

Ustilago cordae Liro, 1924; U. anomala var. cordae (Liro) Saville, 1953; Bauhinus cordae (Liro) Denchev, 1997; U. persicaria Ciferri, 1931; U. Liro, 1924; U. polygoni-minoris Liro, 1938; U. muricata (Cesati) Liro, 1924; U. anomala var.muricata (Cesati) Lindeberg, 195.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 88), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Koops (2013a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

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