List of foliage plant diseases (Araceae)

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This is a list of diseases of foliage plants belonging to the Araceae.

Plant Species[edit]

Plant species
Code Scientifice Name Common Name
Ag Aglaonema spp. Chinese evergreen and others
An Anthurium spp.
C Caladium spp.
D Dieffenbachia spp. dumb cane
E Epipremnum aureum pothos
M Monstera spp.
P Philodendron spp.
Ps P. scandens subsp. oxycardium heart-leaf philodendron
Sp Spathiphyllum spp
Sy Syngonium spp. = Nephthytis spp.

Bacterial diseases[edit]

Bacterial diseases
Common name Scientific name Plants affected
Bacterial leaf spots Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora Ag, An, C, D, E, P, Sy
Bacterial leaf spots E. chrysanthemi Ag, D, E, P, Sy
Bacterial leaf spots Pseudomonas cichorii Ag, An, D, M, P, Sy
Bacterial leaf spots Xanthomonas campestris pv. dieffenbachiae
Red-edge Xanthomonas campestris pv. dieffenbachiae Ps
Soft rot Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora. all

Fungal diseases[edit]

Fungal diseases
Common name Scientific name Plants affected
Corynespora leaf spot Corynespora cassiicola A
Gray mold Botrytis cinerea

Botryotinia fuckeliana [teleomorph]

A
Myrothecium leaf spot Myrothecium roridum A
Phytophthora stem rot Phytophthora nicotianae var. parasitica
= Phytophthora parasitica
= Phytophthora nicotianae
A
Rhizoctonia stem rot Rhizoctonia solani

Thanatephorus cucumeris [teleomorph]

A, F
Southern blight Sclerotium rolfsii

Athelia rolfsii [teleomorph]

A, F
Stem gall Nectriella pironii

Kutilakesa pironii [anamorph]

A

Viral diseases[edit]

Viral diseases
Common name Scientific name Plants affected
Mosaic Cucumber mosaic virus A
Mottle Bidens mottle virus F
Spotted wilt Tomato spotted wilt virus A

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