Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thecaphora amaranthi

Thecaphora amaranthi (Hirschhorn) Vánky, 1994

on Amaranthus


Sori in ovaries here and there on the plant, often sausage-shaped, 1-1.5 mm in size, cinnamon brown, covered by a delicate membrane. They contain a dark brown mass of spore balls, each consisting of numerous, firmly agglutinated spores.


Amaranthaceae, monophahous

Amaranthus hybridus, powellii, retroflexus.


Glomosporium amaranthi Hirschhorn, 1945.


Brandenburger (1985a: 125), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky, Lutz & Bauer (2008b).

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