Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum goeppertianum

Microbotryum goeppertianum (Schröter) Vánky, 1998

on Rumex


reddish-violet swollen spots on the leaves and petioles, filled with a pale ochre or flesh-coloured mass of spores.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, arifolius, scutatus, thyrsiflorus.


Ustilago goeppertiana Schröter, 1887.


Brandenburger (1985a: 91), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Karlsson (2014a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 23.iii.2019