Ustilago syntherismae (von Schweinitz) Peck, 1875

on Digitaria, Panicum

gall

within the upper leaf sheaths the inflorescence is transformed into to a 3-5 cm long blackish brown, semi-agglutinated to dusty mass of spores. Spores 9-15 µm, echinulate.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Digitaria ischaemum, sanguinalis; Panicum miliaceum.

synonyms

Ustilago rabenhorstiana Kühn, 1876; ? U. digitariae (Kunze) Rabenhorst.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vánky (1994a).

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