Urocystis corsica (Mayor & Terrier) Vánky, 1982

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Stipa

gall

lead-coloured striae between the veins, often so numerous that the entire leaf is occupied; when they rupture a black granular-powdery mass of spore balls is released. The spore balls consist of 6-15 spores, covered by a continuous layer of sterile cells.

hostplants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stipa capensis.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

23/09/2016

mod 28.vi.2017