Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum stygium

Microbotryum stygium (Liro) Vánky, 1998

on Rumex


the flowers, generally all flowers of a plant, are transformed into a blackish-purple mass of spores.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Rumex acetosa, arifolius, scutatus, thyrsiflorus.


Ustilago stygia Liro, 1924.


Buhr (1965a), Dietrich (2016b), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke (2002a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

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