Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia prostii

Puccinia prostii Duby, 1871

on Tulipa

Puccinia prostii: telia,  teliospores

Tulia australis, from Unamuno (1941a):leaf with telia, teliospores


No host plant alternation; only spermogonia and telia, both amphigenous. Spermogonia numerous, yellow, between the telia. Telia blackish brown, up to 8 mm ø; spores two-celled, with conspicuous, long and heavy spines, on rather long, deciduous pedicels.

host plants

Liliaceae, monophagous

Tulipa armena, agenensis, biebersteiniana, clusiana, cypria, hageri, orphanidea, schmidtii, sylvestris & subsp. australis.

Also cultivars.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a: 711), Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Unamuno (1941a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

Last modified 3.xii.2022