Microbotryum saponariorum Almaraz, Roux & Durrieu, 1998

on Saponaria

gall

the anthers are changed into a shapeless, purplish brown, mass of spores. Possibly a synonym of M. saponariae (and then the senior, therefore valid, name).

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Saponaria ocymoides, officinalis.

references

Almaraz (1998a)..

01/08/2015

mod 17.vii.2017