Claviceps

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Noun1.Claviceps - fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grassesClaviceps - fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Hypocreaceae, Hypocreaceae - family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales
Claviceps purpurea, ergot - a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid
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A intoxicacao por plantas que contem swainsonina deve ser diferenciada das intoxicacoes por plantas e toxinas tremorgenicas, como Ipomoea asarifolia, Phalaris angusta e por Claviceps paspali, e pela intoxicacao por Solanum fastigiatum var fastigiatum e Solanum paniculatum, que causam degeneracao cerebelar, possivelmente por armazenamento de lipidios (RIET-CORREA et al.
El Claviceps paspalis es un hongo que parasita los vegetales del genero Paspalum, entre ellos el Paspalum notatum (Gramillon, Gramilla dulce o Pasto miel), Paspalum dilatatum (Pasto de Dallas en EEUU) y Paspalum distichum (sp.