Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia poae

Tilletia poae Nagorny, 1926

on Poa


all ovaries are transformed in minute small bodies, partly hidden by the glumes. They contain a fetid mix of spores of 14-27 x 25-29 µm with a reticulate surface and up to 17 µm long, hyaline sterile cells.

host plants

Poaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Poa nemoralis, pratensis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 774), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 10.xii.2022