Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis asphodeli

Urocystis asphodeli (Massenot) Vánky, 1990

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Asphodelus

gall

lead-coloured pustules on the leaves, after rupturing releasing a black mass of spore balls. They consist of 1-2 spores, partly surrounded by a layer of smaller sterile cells.

hostplants

Xanthorrhoeaceae, monophagous

Asphodelus cf ramosus.

references

Vánky (1994a).

17/03/2014

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