Microbotryum nivale (Liro) Vánky, 1998

on Sagina

gall

the ovules inside the capsule are transformed into a purplish-brown mass of spores.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Sagina nivalis.

synonyms

Ustilago nivalis Liro, 1924.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 102), Buhr (1965a), Hagen (1941a), Vánky (1994a).

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