Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sporisorium tricholaenae

Sporisorium tricholaenae (Hennings) Vánky, 1988

on Tricholaea


all seeds transformed into a brown semi-powdery mass, around a central columella. Initially the mass is covered by a greyish-brown membrane, protruding from the glumes. The mass is a mix of spores and sterile cells. Spores 7-9 x 7-10 µm.


Poaceae, monophagous

Tricholaena teneriffae.


Vánky (1994a).

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