Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia anthoxanthi

Tilletia anthoxanthi Blytt, 1896

on Anthoxanthum


The ovary is 1 x 2 mm, filled with a blackish brown mass of spores that (when fresh) stinks. Spores reticulate, 23-34 x 20-26 µm; between the spores also smaller, hyaline, sterile cell.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Anthoxanthum alpinum, aristatum, odoratum.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 826), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kokeš (2010a), Kruse, Thiel, Frauenberger ao (2019a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

Last modified 14.xii.2022