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

gall

The flower buds are swollen and elarged; 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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