Sporisorium scitamineum (Sydow) Piepenbring, Stoll & Oberwinkler, 2002

on Saccharum

gall

“sugarcane smut”. the inflorescence and its axis is transformed into a, generally sharply bent whip, covered by a blackish brown mass of spores.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Saccharum officinarum.

synonyms

Ustilago scitaminea Sydow, 1924.

references

Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

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