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).

Last modified 10.viii.2019