Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bauerago abstrusa

Bauerago abstrusa (Malençon) Vánky, 1999

on Juncus


the ovaries in the capsules are transformed into a golden- to cinnamon-brown powdery mass of spores. The infection is systemic.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus balticus, balticus x filiformis, gerardi.


Ustilago abstrusa Malençon, 1929; Cintractia abstrusa (Malençon) Ciferri, 1931.


Brandenburger (1985a: 745), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

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