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Apium graveolens
(celery)

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Apium graveolens (celery)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Apium graveolens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • celery
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Apium graveolens (celery); celery field, with harvesting equipment in the background.
TitleField crop
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); celery field, with harvesting equipment in the background.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); celery field, with harvesting equipment in the background.
Field cropApium graveolens (celery); celery field, with harvesting equipment in the background. ©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); shallow root system.
TitleRoot system
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); shallow root system.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); shallow root system.
Root systemApium graveolens (celery); shallow root system.©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); ribbed flowering stem of a mature plant.
TitleFlowering stem
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); ribbed flowering stem of a mature plant.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); ribbed flowering stem of a mature plant.
Flowering stem Apium graveolens (celery); ribbed flowering stem of a mature plant.©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); flower.
TitleFlower
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); flower.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); flower.
FlowerApium graveolens (celery); flower.©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); an opened celery head. The younger, inner stalks are yellow in colour.  The main inner stem is arrowed.
Title'Dissected' head
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); an opened celery head. The younger, inner stalks are yellow in colour. The main inner stem is arrowed.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); an opened celery head. The younger, inner stalks are yellow in colour.  The main inner stem is arrowed.
'Dissected' headApium graveolens (celery); an opened celery head. The younger, inner stalks are yellow in colour. The main inner stem is arrowed.©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); Cecospora blight on celery leaf.
TitleCecospora blight
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); Cecospora blight on celery leaf.
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); Cecospora blight on celery leaf.
Cecospora blightApium graveolens (celery); Cecospora blight on celery leaf.©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); seed. Note coin for scale (dia. ca. 20mm).
TitleSeeds
CaptionApium graveolens (celery); seed. Note coin for scale (dia. ca. 20mm).
Copyright©Katrine A. Stewart
Apium graveolens (celery); seed. Note coin for scale (dia. ca. 20mm).
SeedsApium graveolens (celery); seed. Note coin for scale (dia. ca. 20mm).©Katrine A. Stewart

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Apium graveolens

Preferred Common Name

  • celery

International Common Names

  • English: bleached celery
  • Spanish: apio; apio de pencas
  • French: ache; céleri; célerie à côtes
  • Russian: selderej
  • Arabic: karafs; karfas
  • Chinese: hon kun; kun cai; qing cai
  • Portuguese: aipo

Local Common Names

  • Albania: selinë; selinoja
  • Armenia: lakhod garos; laxot karos
  • Bulgaria: tselina
  • China: kahn choi; qin cai; sai kahn
  • Croatia: celer
  • Czech Republic: celer; merík celer
  • Denmark: bladselleri; selleri , (rod -)
  • Estonia: aedseller; seller
  • Finland: ruokaselleri; selleri
  • Georgia (Republic of): niakhuri; niaxuri
  • Germany: Bleichsellerie; echter Sellerie; Eppich; Sellerie
  • Greece: selino; selinon
  • Hungary: zeller
  • Iceland: selja; sellerí
  • India: ajmud; bariajmud
  • India/Gujarat: bodiajamoda
  • India/Tamil Nadu: callari
  • Israel: karpass rehani; seleri
  • Italy: finnochio dolce; sedano; sedano; sedano da coste
  • Japan: serori
  • Korea, Republic of: selleori; selleori sidu; sellori
  • Laos: si sang
  • Latvia: selerijas
  • Lithuania: valgomasis salieras
  • Malaysia: daun sop
  • Malta: krafes
  • Netherlands: bladselderij; bleekselderij; eppe; juffrouwmerk; selderij; snijselderij; struikselderij
  • Norway: selleri
  • Poland: seler zwyczajny
  • Portugal: aipo; salsão
  • Romania: telina
  • Serbia: celer
  • Slovakia: zeler; zeler vonavy
  • Slovenia: zelena
  • Sweden: blekselleri; selleri
  • Thailand: ceun chai; ceun chai farang; seleri
  • Turkey: kereviz; kerfes; yabanî kerevizi
  • Ukraine: selera; selera pakhucha
  • Vietnam: can tay

EPPO code

  • APUGV (Apium graveolens)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Apiales
  •                         Family: Apiaceae
  •                             Genus: Apium
  •                                 Species: Apium graveolens

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis ipsilon (black cutworm); Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Arabis mosaic virus (hop bare-bine); Beet curly top virus (curly top); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Celery latent virus; Celery mosaic virus; Cercospora apii (early blight: celery); Chamomilla recutita (common chamomile); Chenopodium murale (nettleleaf goosefoot); Cucumber mosaic virus (cucumber mosaic); Dysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug); Euleia heraclei (celery fly); Forficula auricularia (European earwig); Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. apii (yellows: celery); Galinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Listronotus oregonensis (carrot weevil); Lygus lineolaris (tarnished plant bug); Macrosteles quadrilineatus (aster leafhopper); Melanoplus sanguinipes (lesser migratory grasshopper); Mycocentrospora acerina (anthracnose of caraway); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Orobanche (broomrape); Parsnip yellow fleck virus; Peanut stunt virus (peanut stunt); Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (bacterial root rot of sweet potato); Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Polygonum lapathifolium (pale persicaria); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudomonas cichorii (bacterial blight of endive); Pseudomonas marginalis (kansas lettuce disease); Pseudomonas marginalis pv. marginalis (lettuce marginal leaf blight); Pseudomonas syringae (bacterial blast); Pseudomonas syringae pv. apii (bacterial: celery leaf blight); Pseudomonas viridiflava (bacterial leaf blight of tomato (USA)); Psila rosae (carrot root fly); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Senecio vulgaris; Septoria apiicola (black blight); Strawberry latent ringspot virus (latent ring spot of strawberry); Tobacco mosaic virus (tobacco mosaic); Tomato black ring virus (ring spot of beet); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes)

Minor host of:

Agrotis exclamationis (moth, heart and dart); Alternaria dauci (leaf blight of carrot); Amaranthus blitum (livid amaranth); Anagrapha falcifera (celery looper); Aphis fabae (black bean aphid); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Aphis spiraecola (Spirea aphid); Belonolaimus longicaudatus (sting nematode); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense; Candidatus Phytoplasma solani (Stolbur phytoplasma); Cavariella aegopodii (carrot-willow aphid); Chicory yellow mottle virus; Chrysodeixis includens (soybean looper); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); clover phyllody phytoplasma (phyllody of clover); Colletotrichum acutatum (black spot of strawberry); Diaprepes abbreviatus (citrus weevil); Dickeya chrysanthemi (bacterial wilt of chrysanthemum and other ornamentals); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Duponchelia fovealis (Southern European marshland pyralid); Emex australis (Doublegee); Empoasca abrupta (leafhopper, western potato); Empoasca fabae (potato leafhopper); Grapevine chrome mosaic virus (chrome mosaic of grapevine); Grapevine yellows phytoplasmas; Graphosoma lineatum (striped bug); Hemicycliophora arenaria (sheath nematode); Hyadaphis coriandri; Longidorus elongatus (needle nematode); Macrosiphum euphorbiae (potato aphid); Melanotus communis (common wireworm); Meloidogyne ethiopica (Root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm); Orobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape); Orobanche crenata (crenate broomrape); Orobanche minor (common broomrape); Orobanche ramosa (branched broomrape); Parsnip mosaic virus; Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth); Phoma apiicola (scab: celeriac); Phoma chrysanthemicola; Phytophthora tentaculata; Platynota stultana (omnivorous leaf roller); Poa annua (annual meadowgrass); Portulaca oleracea (purslane); Pratylenchus thornei; Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Pythium paroecandrum (root rot: Phacelia spp.); Sclerotinia minor (sclerotinia disease of lettuce); Spiroplasma citri (stubborn disease of citrus); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Theba pisana (white garden snail); Tipula paludosa (European crane fly); Trialeurodes vaporariorum (whitefly, greenhouse); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Udea rubigalis (celery leaftier); Xestia c-nigrum (spotted cutworm)

Associated with (not a host):

Trichoderma harzianum (hyperparasite of Rhizoctonia solani)