Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia festiva

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

Last modified 28.vi.2017