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Araceae

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Araceae
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Inflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum.  Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
TitleInflorescence
CaptionInflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum. Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
Copyright©Smithsonian Institution/Pedro Acevedo
Inflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum.  Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
InflorescenceInflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum. Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.©Smithsonian Institution/Pedro Acevedo
Inflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum.  Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
TitleInflorescence
CaptionInflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum. Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
Copyright©Smithsonian Institution/Pedro Acevedo
Inflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum.  Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.
InflorescenceInflorescence of Syngonium podophyllum. Note the presence of the “spathe” typical of plants in the Araceae familiy.©Smithsonian Institution/Pedro Acevedo

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Araceae Juss.

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Arales
  •                         Family: Araceae

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aleuroglandulus malangae; Aspidiella hartii (yam scale); Ceratocystis paradoxa (black rot of pineapple); Cladosporium colocasiae (ghost or false spot); Colaspis smaragdula (blue leaf beetle); Corythuca gossypii (cotton lacebug); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Dasheen mosaic virus (dasheen mosaic); Dickeya chrysanthemi (bacterial wilt of chrysanthemum and other ornamentals); Echinothrips americanus; Euetheola bidentata (bidentate scarab); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Helminthosporium caladii; Helminthosporium colocasiae; Leucothrips theobromae; Ligyrus ebenus (black sugarcane chafer); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Oligonychus pratensis (spider mite); Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (bacterial root rot of sweet potato); Peronospora trichotoma; Phyllosticta colocasiae (leaf spot); Phyllosticta colocasiicola (slothole leaf spot); Phytophthora colocasiae (taro leaf blight); Pratylenchus coffeae (banana root nematode); Psara recordalis (leaf roller); Pythium myriotylum (brown rot of groundnut); Spodoptera ornithogalli (yellow striped armyworm); Tetraleurodes ursorum; Tetranychus tumidus (tumid, spider mite); Vasculomyces xanthosomae (salpetre disease on tannias); Vinsonia stellifera (stellate scale); Xanthomonas campestris (black rot of crucifers); Xanthomonas campestris pv. aracearum; Xanthopastis timais; Yam mosaic virus

Minor host of:

Aphis craccivora (groundnut aphid); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Dickeya zeae (bacterial stalk rot of maize); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae (bacterial blight of aroids)

Wild host of:

Bemisia tabaci (MEAM1) (silverleaf whitefly); Bemisia tabaci (MED) (silverleaf whitefly)

Associated with (not a host):

Chilocorus cacti