Urocystis jaapiana Saccardo, 1915

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Ruscus

gall

extensive swellings of the often disfigured stems; when they split open a black, granular-powdery mass of spore balls is released. A spore ball conststs of 1-4 spores, completely surrounded by a layer of sterile cells.

hostplants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Ruscus aculeatus.

synonyms

Tuburcinia jaapiana (Saccardo) Liro, 1922.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

29/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017