Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sporisorium vanderystii

Sporisorium vanderystii (Hennings) Langdon & Fulleron, 1978

on Hyparrhenia


de spikelets in a raceme, and often the complete inflorescence is modified into a blackish brown mass of spores, surround a central, sometimes branched, columella. Initially the sorus is covered by a brownish membrane, that later flakes off.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Hyparrhenia hirta, rufa.


Sporisorium puellare (Sydow), Deml, 1988


Almaraz (1998a, 1999a), Gjaerum (1976a[“Ustilago andropogomis”]), Vánky (1994a, 2003a).

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