Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilago agrostidis-palustris

Ustilago agrostidis-palustris Davis, 1931

on Agrostis


Morphologically identical to U. striiformis

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Agrostis gigantea.


According to the older literature a synonym of U. striiformis, but the study by Kruse ao shows that it is an autonomous species.


Kruse, Dietrich, Zimmerman ao (2018a), Kruse, Thiel, Braun, ao (2018e).

Last modified 13.x.2021