Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia chlorocrepidis

Puccinia chlorocrepidis Jacky, 1899

on Andryala, Tolpis


No host plant alternation; aecia are missing. Spermogonia yellow, amphigenous, also on petioles and stem. Uredinia and telia mainly hypophyllous, soon naked, rust-coloured and black, respectively. Urediniospores 16-26 x 21-33 µm, spinulose, with 2 germination pores on the equator or somewhat beyond. Teliospores 16-30 x 23-47 µm, two-celled, short-oval, finely verrucose; pedicel short (30-50 µm, but sometimes up to 110 µm), hyaline, deciduous.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Andryala glandulosa & subsp. cheiranthifolia, integrifolia, pinnatifida; Tolpis laciniata, lagopoda, staticifolia, webbii.


Puccinia stenothecae Guyot, 1942.

Sometimes taken as a variety of P. hieracii.


Beltran Tejera (1976a), Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 697), Buhr (1965b), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1982a, 1987a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Losa España (1944a).

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