Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia marquesii

Puccinia marquesii Rolland, 1904

on Hypochaeris

Puccinia marquesii: spores

Hypochaeris achyrophorus, from González Fragoso (1924a): urediniospores and teliospores


No host plant alternation; aecia are missing. Uredinia and telia chestnut brown to blackish brown; part of the sori with a mix of urediniospores and teliospores; no leaf spots. Urediniospores 18-31 x 21-33 µm, spinulose, with 2 equatorial germination pores. Teliospores 18-30 x 25-42 µm, elliptic, 2-celled, verruculose to smooth; pedicel hyaline, up to 80 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Hypochaeris achyrophorus, glabra.


sometimes taken as a variety of P. hieracii.


Brandenburger (1985a: 634), Buhr (1964a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 9.xi.2021