Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Antherospora urgineae

Antherospora urgineae (Maire) Bauer, Lutz, Begerow ao, 2008

on Drimia

gall

The flower buds are disfigured and remain closed for a long time; inside the anthers and ovary are transformed into a blackish brown powdery mass of spores. Spores yellowish brown, 7-12 x 10-15 µm, densely verruculose.

hostplants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Drimia maritima (= Urginea m).

synonyms

Ustilago urgineae Maire, 1931.

references

Bauer, Lutz, Begerow ao (2008a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a).

Last modified 26.vii.2018