Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanustilospora arisari

Melanustilospora arisari (Peglion) Denchev, 2003

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Arisarum

gall

black, roundish, up to one cm wide leaf spots. Spores embedded in the host tissue, dark reddish brown, 18-26 ┬Ám; wall thick, smooth.

hostplants

Araraceae, monophagous

Arisarum proboscideum.

synonyms

Melanotaenium arisari (Peglion) Ciferri, 1924.

references

Vanky (1994a).

16/03/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017