Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilago piptatheri

Ustilago piptatheri Vánky, 2009

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Piptatherium

gall

in all spikelets of the inflorescence the flower parts have been modified into a blackish brown, powdery mass of spores. The spores are hemiglobose.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Piptatherum paradoxum.

references

Vánky (2009a).

14/04/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017