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Syringa vulgaris
(lilac)

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Syringa vulgaris (lilac)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Syringa vulgaris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • lilac
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Boundary, barrier or support
  • Gene source
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Syringa vulgaris L.

Preferred Common Name

  • lilac

International Common Names

  • English: common lilac
  • Spanish: lila; Lila comun
  • French: lilas; Lilas commun

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gemeiner Flieder
  • Italy: Lilla; Siringa lilla
  • Netherlands: sering, gewoone
  • Sweden: syren, vanlig

EPPO code

  • SYRVU (Syringa vulgaris)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Oleales
  •                         Family: Oleaceae
  •                             Genus: Syringa
  •                                 Species: Syringa vulgaris

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Arabis mosaic virus (hop bare-bine); Armillaria mellea (armillaria root rot); Cacoecimorpha pronubana (carnation tortrix); Cherry leaf roll virus (walnut ringspot); Igutettix oculatus (lilac leafhopper); Lilac chlorotic leafspot virus; Lilac ring mottle virus; Phytophthora cactorum (apple collar rot); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes)

Minor host of:

Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Chinavia hilaris (green stink bug); Elm mottle virus; Erysiphe syringae-japonicae; Nezara viridula (green stink bug); Orgyia antiqua (European tussock moth); Orgyia leucostigma (white-marked tussock moth); Otiorhynchus armadillo (armadillo weevil); Otiorhynchus salicicola; Phytophthora citrophthora (brown rot of citrus fruit); Phytophthora ramorum (sudden oak death (SOD)); Phytoplasma fraxini (ash yellows); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Saturnia pyri (giant emperor moth); Tomato black ring virus (ring spot of beet); Tomato mosaic virus (tomato mosaic); Tylenchulus semipenetrans (citrus root nematode)

Wild host of:

Adoxophyes orana (summer fruit tortrix); Eutypa lata (Eutypa dieback); Lobesia botrana (European grapevine moth)

Associated with (not a host):

Candidatus Phytoplasma solani (Stolbur phytoplasma)

Host of (source - data mining):

Amphipyra berbera svenssoni; Argopistes coccinelliformis; Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Hymenochaete tabacina; Lignyodes bischoffi; Otiorhynchus smreczynskii; Palomena angulosa; Sphinx ligustri (privet hawkmoth)

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry
  • Boundary, barrier or support

General

  • Ornamental

Genetic importance

  • Gene source

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore