Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis hierochloae

Urocystis hierochloae (Murashkinski) Vánky, 1985

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Hierochloe

gall

long striae on the leaves and leaf sheaths that split lengthwise, releasing a blackish brown mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-4 spores, completely wrapped in an envelope of sterile cells.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Hierochloe odorata.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a).

15/12/2016

Last modified 28.vi.2017