Ustilago turcomanica Tranzschel, 1910

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Eremopyrum

gall

ovaries are modified into a dark brown mass of spores; the fungus is systemic, all flowers in a spike, and usually all spikes of a plant, are infected.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Eremopyrum distans, orientale.

To be expected on E. triticeum.

references

Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vanky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

23/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017