EPPO Global Database

Ustilago maydis(USTIMA)

Last modification: 2002-02-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: USTIMA
  • Preferred name: Ustilago maydis
  • Authority: (de Candolle) Corda


One of the \"top ten\" fungi in molecular plant pathology

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ustilago mays-zeae Magnus
Ustilago zeae (Link) Unger

Common names
Name Language
blister smut of maize English
boil smut of maize English
common smut of maize English
Beulenbrand: Mais German
Brand: Mais German
charbon du maïs French
carbón del maíz Spanish
cuitlacoche Spanish (MX)