Tilletia melicae Vánky, 2007

on Melica

gall

sori as long black stripes over the leaf; when the epidermis ruptures a dark brown pulverulent foetid mass of spores is released. Spores single, 16-20 x 16-22 µm, wall with a reticulate sculpture. The fungus is systemic, infected plants generally do not flower.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Melica transsilvanica.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

mod 26.vii.2018