Anthracocystis polliniae (Magnus) McTaggert & Shivas, 2012

on Andropogon

gall

ovaries are transformed in a yellowish brown cylindrical body, 7-10 x 1-1.5 mm; eventually the wall splits and releases a brownish black, powdery-granular mass of spore balls. Each spore ball consists of a variable number of spores.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Andropogon distachyos.

synonyms

Sorosporium icosiense Maire, 1917; Sorisporium polliniae Magnus, 1900; Sporisorium polliniae (Magnus, 1900) Vánky, 1983.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 28.vii.2018