Thecaphora oxalidis (Ellis & Tracy) Lutz, Bauer & Piątek, 2008

on Oxalis

Thecaphora oxalidis on Oxalis stricta

Oxalis stricta, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Koersel, 22.vii.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: at left an infected fruit, at right a healthy young fruit

Thecaphora oxalidis on Oxalis stricta

infected fruit

Thecaphora oxalidis on Oxalis stricta

infected fruit, final stage

Thecaphora oxalidis galled fruit of Oxalis stricta

detail

Thecaphora oxalidis  spores

spores

Thecaphora oxalidis: spores

spores

gall

the contents of the capsules is transformed into a ochraceous or reddish-brown powdery mass of spores.

host plants

Oxalidaceae, monophagous

Oxalis fontana, stricta.

Not on O. corniculata (Klenke & Scholler).

synonyms

Ustilago oxalidis Ellis & Tracy, 1890; Kochmania oxalidis (Ellis & Tracy) Piątek, 2005.

references

Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Buhr (1965a), Dietrich (2013a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Piątek (2005a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a) Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a, Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky, Lutz & Bauer (2008b).

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