Microbotryum carthusianorum Denchev, Giraud & Hood, 2009

on Dianthus

gall

the content of the anthers is transformed into a brown vinaceous mass of spores

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Dianthus carthusianorum.

notes

The authors of this species haven taken the care to point out the differences with M. dianthorum, superbum, and shykoffianum.

references

Denchev, Giraud & Hood (2009a).

10/10/2014

mod 17.vii.2017