Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Claviceps paspali

Claviceps paspali Stevens & Hall, 1910

on Paspalum


Ovaries changed into whitish, slimy clumps, that eventually dry and drop. Conidia are formed at the outside, 3-8 x 4-15 ┬Ám.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Paspalum dilatatum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 840), Brown (1916a).

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