Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia holci

Tilletia holci (Westendorp) Schröter, 1877

on Holcus


The ovaries are swollen, globular, and filled with a blackish brown mass of stinking spores. Infected plants look hardly affected.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Holcus gayanus, lanatus, mollis.


Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 816), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Brodtbeck ao (2017a), Kruse, Thiel, Choi, ao (2016a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a), Zogg (1983a).

Last modified 6.iv.2023