Tilletia festiva Sydow, 1912

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Tilletiales

on Ammochloa

gall

Sori in the ovaries, at first covered by the pericarp but when this ruptures a dark brown mass of spores is released. Spores rotund, dark brown, strikingly reticulate, 15-19 µm.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Ammochloa palaestina.

references

Vánky (1994a).

15/03/2014

mod 28.vi.2017