Sporisorium cruentum (Kühn) Vánky, 1985

on Sorghum

gall

The axes in the inflorescens are contorted and malformed. The glumes often have turned dark green or purple. The ovaries are covered with bumps, that may merge into a thick pad. Spores solitary, yellowish brown, 5-10 µm, finely verruculose.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Sorghum bicolor, halepense.

According to Buhr als S. saccharatum.

synonyms

Sphacelotheca cruenta.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

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