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Sporisorium cymbopogonis-bombycini sp. nov. (Ustilaginomycetes) from Australia
Roger G. Shivas & Kálmán Vánky
Mycologia Balcanica 1: 163–167 (2004)
Published online: 30 November 2004
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A new smut fungus, Sporisorium cymbopogonis-bombycini, is described on the grass Cymbopogon bombycinus from Australia. The fourteen known smut fungi, all Sporisorium species, on Cymbopogon are enumerated with their taxonomic synonyms, host plant range and distribution. A key for identifying and differentiating these fungi, and a host plant – smut fungus list are given.

Australia, Cymbopogon, smut fungi, Sporisorium cymbopogonis-bombycini, taxonomy, Ustilaginomycetes