Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum minuartiae

Microbotryum minuartiae Lutz, Piątek & Kemler, 2008

on Minuartia


the anthers are transformed into a purplish-brown powdery mass of spores. Spores with reticulate ornamentation, 7-9 x 7-10 µm. The infection is systemic, all flowers of a plant are affected.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Minuartia laricifolia, recurva & subsp. condensata, verna, villarii.


Denchev, Martín, Kemler & Denchev (2021a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a); Lutz, Piątek, Kemler, Chlebicki & Oberwinkler (2008a).

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