Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Antherospora tourneuxii

Antherospora tourneuxii (Fischer von Waldheim) Bauer, Lutz, Begerow, Piątek & Vánky, 2008

on Asparagaceae


the anthers are modified in an olive brown powdery mass of spores. The infection is systemic.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Bellevalia ciliata, glauca, romana, saviczii.


Ustilago tourneuxii (Fischer von Waldheim) Maire, 1931; U. tourneauxii.


Brandenburger (1985a: 712), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

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