Urocystis tritici Körnicke, 1877

on Aegilops, Triticum

gall

Elongate lead-coloured narrow blisters between the nerves of the leaf. The brownish black spore balls that are released when they rupture consist of 1-3 spores, completely wrapped in a layer of smaller sterile cells.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Aegilops ovata [=? neglecta]; Triticum aestivum.

synonyms

Urocystis hispanica (Sydow) Zundel, 1953.

notes

worldwide pesst in wheat cultivation “flag smut” (Wilcoxson & Saari)

references

Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Wilcoxson & Saari (1996a).

mod 27.vii.2018