Taxon profile


Corn Smut
Ustilago maydis (DC.) Corda

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Ustilaginomycetes »  order Ustilaginales »  family Ustilaginaceae »  genus Ustilago

Scientific synonyms

Caeoma zeae Link
Lycoperdon zeae Beckm.
Uredo maydis DC.
Uredo segetum f. zeae-maydis DC.
Uredo segetum var. mays-zeae DC.
Uredo zeae Desm.
Uredo zeae Schwein.
Uredo zeae-maydis DC.
Ustilago carbo-maydis Phillipar.
Ustilago mays-zeae Magnus


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Zea L. - corn

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Ustilago_maydis]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Ustilago maydis (DC.) Corda (1842)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ EN Kokeš P., Müller J. (2004): Checklist of downy mildews, rusts and smuts of Moravia and Silesia, Czech. Mycol. 56(1-2): 121-148 [as Ustilago maydis (DC.) Corda]

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