Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia flectens

Tilletia flectens Lagerheim, 1899

on Avenella


Distal part of the leaves with dark brown parallel length streaks, releasing spores and sterile. Spores about globular, ø 21-30 µm, and have a reticulate wall structure; the smaller sterile cells are smooth.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Avenella flexuosa.


Brandenburger (1985a: 813), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

Last modified 13.xii.2022