Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum reticulatum

Microbotryum reticulatum (Liro) Bauer & Oberwinkler, 1997

on Persicaria


the flowers are filled with a brownish-violet, powdery mass of spores. The spores are coarsely reticulate.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Persicaria lapathifolia.


Ustilago reticulata Liro, 1924; Bauhinus reticulatus (Liro) Denchev, 1997; Ustilago utriculosa auct.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 88), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2013a), Doppelbaur & Dopelbaur (1973a). Klenke (2002a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1967a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014)a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

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