Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Entorrhiza cypericola

Entorrhiza cypericola (Magnus) Weber, 1884

on Cyperus


Root tips with cylindrical, fleshy appendages of up to 1.5 cm long and 2 mm thick, containing a light yellow mass of spores.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Pycreus (= Cyperus) flavescens.

Roskam cites Carex spp. and Juncus, but according to Vánky this is not correct.


Brandenburger (1985a: 862) , Buhr (1964b), Fineran (1973a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Roskam (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz (1968a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022