Melanotaenium hypogaeum (Tulasne) Schellenberg, 1911

on Kickxia

gall

up to 1 x 3 large, dark, hard swelling at the base of the stem or the upper part of the roots. At maturity cracks develop, revealing a black mass of agglutinated spores.

host plants

Plantaginaceae

Kickxia elatine, spuria.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a). Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 22.iii.2019