Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum vinosum

Microbotryum vinosum Tulasne) Denchev, 1994

on Oxyria


the flowers are completely transformed into a swollen, pale reddish-brown, powdery mass of spores. The infection is systemic.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Oxyria digyna.


Ustilago vinosa (Berkeley) Tulasne, 1847; Bauhinus vinosus (Tulasne) Noore, 1992.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 84), Buhr (1965a), Denchev, Knudsen & Denchev (2020a), Hagen (1941a(, Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Losa Quintana (1972a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Vánky (1994a).

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