Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stegocintractia lidii

Stegocintractia lidii (Liro) Piepenbring, 2000

on Juncus


the ovaries are changed into a black, initially agglutinated, later powdery mass of spores, more or less concealed by the perianth. The infection is systemic, infested plants are more or less dwarfed.

host plants

Juncaceae, narrowly monophagous

Juncus biglumis.


Cintractia lidii Liro, 1935; Ustilago lidii (Liro) Nannfeldt, 1959.


Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a: 746), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

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