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).

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