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Common name

English: Corn smut

German: Maisbeulenbrand

Portuguese: Carvão-do-milho

Classification

Kingdom: Fungi (29)

  Phylum: Ustilaginomycotina (1)

    Class: Ustilaginomycetesu (1)

      Order: Ustilaginales (1)

        Family: Ustilaginaceae (1)

          Genus: Ustilago (1)

            Epithet: maydis (DC.) Corda (1)

maydis => of or upon maize

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

External links

Check for Ustilago maydis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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