Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilago kummeri

Ustilago kummeri Kruse & Thines, 2018

on Bromopsis

parasite

Like U. striiformis, but with larger spores. Spores 12 x 13 ┬Ám, olive brown, coarsely verrucose. The infestation is systemic, the plants remain sterile.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bromopsis inermis.

references

Kruse, Dietrich, Zimmerman ao (2018a), Kruse, Thiel, Braun, ao (2018e).

Last modified 13.x.2021