Common Names of Plant Diseases


Diseases of Sycamore
(Platanus spp.)



BACTERIAL DISEASES

Bacterial wetwood
Bacterium (unidentified)
Leaf scorch
Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al.

FUNGAL DISEASES

Anthracnose
Apiognomonia errabunda (Roberge) Höhn = Gnomonia
   errabunda
(Roberge) Auersw. (anamorph: Discula
   umbrinella
(Berk & Broome) Sutton)
Apiognomonia veneta (Sacc. & Speg.) Höhn = Gnomonia
   veneta
(Sacc. & Speg.) Kleb. (anamorph: Discula platani
  
(Peck) Sacc.)
Armillaria root rot (shoestring root rot)
Armillaria mellea (Vahl:Fr.) P. Kumm. (anamorph: Rhizomorpha subcorticalis Pers.)
Botryosphaeria canker - dieback
Botryosphaeria dothidea (Moug:Fr.) Ces. & De Not
   (anamorph: Fusicoccum aesculi Corda)
B. obtusa (Schwein) Cooke (anamorph: Sphaeropsis sp.)
B. rhodina (Cooke) Arx. = Physalospora rhodina Cooke
Butt rot
Ganoderma applanatum (Pers.) Pat. = Fomes applanatus
  
(Pers.) Gill.
Ustulina deusta (Hoffm.:Fr.) Lind = Hypoxylon deustum
  
(Hoffm.:Fr.) Grev.
Ceratocystis canker
Ceratocystis fimbriata Ellis & Halst. = Ceratostomella fimbriata (Ellis & Halst.) J. A. Elliott (anamorph: Chlara sp.)
Ceratocystis canker - stain
Ceratocystis fimbriata (Ellis & Halst.) F. platani J. M. Walter = Endoconidiophora fimbriata (Ellis & Halst.) R. W. Davidson f. platani J. M. Walter
Cytospora canker
Cytospora platani Fuckel
Eutypella canker
Eutypella parasitica R. W. Davidson & Lorentz (anamorph: Libertella sp.)
Fusarium stem canker
Fusarium merismoides Corda = F. rimosum (Peck) Sacc.
Hypoxylon canker - dieback
Hypoxylon tinctor (Berk.) Cooke (anamorph: Xyloclodium sp.) pathogenicity not proven
Leaf blight
Phloeospora multimaculans Heald & F.A. Wolf
Leaf spots
Mycosphaerella platanicola Ellis & Everh. (anamorph:
   Cercospora platanicola Ellis & Everh.)
Cristulariella moricola (Hindo) Redhead = Cristulariella
   pyrimidalis
A. M. Waterman & R. P. Marshall
Fusicladium spp.
Mycosphaerella platanifolia (Cooke) F. A. Wolf =
   Sphaerella platanifolia Cooke
M. punctiformis (Pers.:Fr.) Starb. = Sphaerella punctiformis
   (Pers.:Fr.) Rabenh.
M. stigmina-platani F. A. Wolf = Mycosphaerella
   polymorpha
D. J. Sm. & C. O. Sm.
Phyllosticta platani Sacc. & Speg. In Sacc.
Ramularia sp.
Septoria platanifolia Cooke in Ravenel
Stigmina platani (Fuckel) Sacc. = Stigmella platani Fuckel
S. platani-racemosae (Dearn. & Barth.) S. J. Hughes =
   Stigmella platani-racemosae Dearn. & Barth.
Massaria canker - dieback
Splanchonema platan (Ces.) Barr = Massaria platan Ces. (anamorph: Macrodiplodiopsis dasmazieresii (Mont.) Petr.
Nectria canker
Nectria sp.
Powdery mildew
Microsphaera extensa Cooke & Peck = M. alni var.
   Extensa (Cooke & Peck) E. S. Salmon
M. penicillata (Wallr.:Fr.) Lev. = M. alni (Wallr.:Fr.) G. Wint.
Phyllactinia guttata (Wallr.:Fr.) Lev. (anamorph: Oidium sp.)
Phomopsis canker
Phomopsis sp.
P. scabra (Sacc.) Traverso = Phoma scabra Sacc.
Phymatotrichum root rot (Texas root rot)
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (Duggar) Hennebert = Phymatotrichum omnivorum Duggar
Phytophthora root rot
Phytophthora sp.
Pythium root rot
Pythium sp.
Seedling disease
Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands
Rhizoctonia solani Kühn
Sooty blotch
Gloeodes pomigena (Schwein.) Colby
Spot anthracnose
Sphaceloma sp.
Wood rots
Bjerkandera adust (Willd.:Fr.) P. Karst
Chrondrostereum purpureum (Pers.:Fr.) Pouzar
Daedaleopsis corflagrosa (Bolton:Fr.) J. Schröt.
Datronia scutellata (Schwein.) R. L. Gilbertson & Ryvarden
Fomes fasciatus (Sw.:Fr.) Cooke
Fomitopsis meliae (Underw.) R. L. Gilbertson and Ryvarden
F. pinicola (Sw.:Fr.) P. Karst.
F. spraguei (Berk. & M. A. Curtis) R. L. Gilbertson and
   Ryvarden
Ganoderma applanatum (Pers.) Pat.
G. lucidum (Curtis:Fr.) P. Karst.
Hericium erinaceous Bull.:Fr.
Hysizygus ulmarius (Bull.:Fr.) Readhead
Iononotus arizonicus R. L. Gilbertson
I. cuticularis (Bull.:Fr.) Fr.
I. munzii (C. G. Lloyd) R. L. Gilbertson
Laxitectum bicolor (Pers.:Fr.) Lentz
L. sulcata (Burt) Pouzar
Oxyporus latemarginalis (Durieu & Mont.) Donk
O. populinus (Schumach.:Fr.) Donk
Phanaerochaeta allantospora Burdsall & R. L. Gilbertson
P. arizonica Burdsall & R. L. Gilbertson
P. avellanea (Bres.) J. Eriksson & Hjortstam in J. Eriksson
   et al.
P. burtii (Romell) Parmasto
P. carnosa (Burt) Parmasto
P. chrysorhiza (Torr.) Budington & R. L. Gilbertson
P. crassa (Lev.) Burdsall
P. filamentosa (Berk. & M. A. Curtis) Burdsall
P. omnivora (Shear) Burdsall & Nakasone
P. tuberculata (P. Karst.) Parmasto
Phellinus gilvus (Schwein.:Fr.) Pat.
Phlebia subocracea (Bres.) J. Eriksson & Ryvarden
Postia tephroleuca (Fr.:Fr.) Jülich
Pycnoporus sanguineus (L.:Fr.) Murill
Rigidoporus lineatus (Pers.) Ryvarden
Trametes elegans (Spring.:Fr.) Fr.
T. hirsuta (Wulfen.:Fr.) Quel.
T. versicolor (L.:Fr.) Pilot
Tyromyces galactineus (Berk. J. Lowe)
T. fissilis (Berk. & M. A. Curtis) Donk
Xeromphalina fraxinophila A. H. Sm.
Other basidiomycetes

MISCELLANEOUS DISEASES OR DISORDERS

Rosy canker
Illuminating gas in soil

NEMATODES, PARASITIC

Dagger
Xiphinema americanum Cobb
Lance
Hoplolaimus galeatus (Cobb) Thorne
Root knot
Meloidogyne sp.
Sting
Belonolaimus longicaudatus Rav
Stunt
Tylenchorhynchus claytoni Steiner

PARASITIC SEED PLANTS

Mistletoe
Phoradendron serotinum (Raf.) M. C. Johnst. = P.
   flavescens
(Pursh.) Nutt
P. macrophyllum Ule

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