Sphacelotheca schweinfurthiana (Thümen) Saccardo, 1908

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

gall

the ovaries are trnasformed into a dark brown mass of spores, around a central columella, initially still covered by a greyish brown membrane. The infestation is systemic.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Imperata cylindrica.

synonyms

Sporisorium schweinfurthianum (Thümen) Vánky, 1983.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Denčev (1991a), Unamuno (1941a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

29/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017