Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Moreaua kochiana

Moreaua kochiana (Gäumann) Vánky, 2000

on Schoenus


The ovaries are malformed, filled with rotund balls, each consisting of some 50-80 tightly adhering spores.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Schoenus ferrugineus, nigricans.

Tomasi (2014a) additionally cites Schoenoplectus lacustris & subsp. glaucus and Schoenoplectus litoralis; the association of these plants with M. kochiana is very improbable. In Vánky’s book no smut is mentioned for Schoenoplectus.


Thecaphora kochiana (Gäumann) Thirumalachar & Neergaard, 1978 Tolyposporium kochianum Gäumann, 1932.


Brandenburger (1985a: 864), Buhr (1965a), Denchev, Martín, Kemler & Denchev (2021a), Ernst (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a, 2009a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022