Stegocintractia lidii (Liro) Piepenbring, 2000

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Juncus

gall

the ovaries are changed into a black, initially agglutinated, later powdery mass of spores, more or less concealed by the perianth. The infection is systemic, infested plants are more or less dwarfed.

hostplants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Juncus biglumis.

synonyms

Cintractia lidii Liro, 1935; Ustilago lidii (Liro) Nannfeldt, 1959.

references

Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

14/08/2016

mod 28.vi.2017