Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum bosniacum

Microbotryum bosniacum (Beck) Vánky, 1998

on Aconogonon


the axis of the inflorescence and the pedicels, sometimes also the midrib of several leaves, is swollen and transformed into a brownish-violet powdery mass of spores.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Aconogonon alpinum (= Polygonum, Persicaria).


Ustilago bosniaca Beck, 1894; Sphacelotheca bosniaca (Beck) Maire, 1909; Sphacelotheca alpina Schellenberg, 1907.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 87), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Mayor (1970a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 4.i.2019