Ustanciosporium montagnei (Tulasne) Piepenbring, Begorow & Oberwinker, 2000

on Rhynchospora

gall

the anthers and ovaries are modified into a black mass of spores, still enclosed by the glumes. Spores 6-13 x 8-14 µm. The infection is systemic, infected plants are dwarfed.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Rhynchospora alba, fusca, modesti-lucennoi.

synonyms

Ustilago montagnei Tulasne, 1847.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Riegler-Hager (2005a) Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 28.vii.2018