Microbotryum saponariae Lutz, Göker, Piątek, Kemler, Begerow & Oberwinkler, 2005

on Saponaria

Microbotryum saponariae on Saponaria officinalis

Saponaria officinalis, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Maasmechelen, Maaswinkel, 4.vii.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Microbotryum saponariae on Saponaria officinalis

detail

Microbotryum saponariae: spores

spores

Microbotryum saponariae: galled flowers of Saponaria officinalis

Saponaria officinalis, België, prov. Namen, Viroinval, Vierves-sur-Viroin © Stéphane Claerebout: galled flowers

Microbotryum saponariae: galled anthers of Saponaria officinalis

the anthers are modified into a mass of spores

Microbotryum saponariae: spores

Saponaria officinalis, Driehuis: spores (ø 6.5-8 µm)

gall

the anthers are changed into a shapeless, purplish brown, mass of spores.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Saponaria officinalis.

synonyms

Ustilago violacea auct.; see also M. saponariorum.

references

Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Koops (2013a), Lutz, Göker, Piątek, Kemler, Begerow & Oberwinkler (2005a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

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