Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sporisorium sorghi

Sporisorium sorghi Ehrenberg, 1825

on Sorghum


Ovaries of individual flowers transformed into a horn- or saclike gall; initially the galls are yellowish white, later they turn brown. The spores are solitary, dark brown, 5.5-7.5 µm, with a smooth wall.


Poaceae, monophagous

Sorghum bicolor, cernuum, halepense, saccharatum.


Sphacelotheca sorghi (Ehrenberg) Clinton 1902.


Almaraz (1998a), Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbekere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Prillinger, Wuczkowski, Lopandic ao (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Vánky, Lutz & Bauer (2008b).

Last modified 28.vii.2018