Sporisorium sorghi

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Sporisorium sorghi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Ustilaginaceae
Genus: Sporisorium
Species: S. sorghi
Binomial name
Sporisorium sorghi
Ehrenb. ex Link (1825)
Synonyms

Cintractia sorghi-vulgaris (Tul. & C.Tul.) G.P.Clinton (1897)
Sphacelotheca sorghi (Ehrenb. ex Link) G.P.Clinton (1902)
Tilletia sorghi-vulgaris Tul. & C.Tul. (1847)
Ustilago condensata Berk. (1877)
Ustilago sorghi (Ehrenb. ex Link) Pass. (1873)
Ustilago tulasnei J.G.Kühn (1874)

Sporisorium sorghi is a species of fungus in the Ustilaginaceae family. It is a plant pathogen, causing covered smut of sorghum spp.[1] such as Sorghum bicolor (S. vulgare) (sorghum), S. sudanense (Sudan grass), S. halepense (Johnson grass) and Sorghum vulgare var. technichum (broomcorn). [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sporisorium sorghi Ehrenb. ex Link 1825". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  2. ^ Zundel, The Ustilaginales of the World, p. 110, 1953; Fischer, Manual of the North American smut fungi, p. 149.