EPPO Global Database

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. palmarum(FUSAPL)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/061) : new lethal disease of palm trees found in Florida on Washingtonia robusta and Syagrus romanzoffiana.

Also found on Phoenix canariensis in Florida (1 tree).
* Elliott ML (2011) First report of Fusarium wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. palmarum on Canary island date palm in Florida. Plant Disease 95(3) p 356.

* Elliott ML, Des Jardin EA, O’Donnell K, Geiser DM, Harrison NA, Broschat TK (2010) Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. palmarum, a novel forma specialis causing a lethal disease of Syagrus romanzoffiana and Washingtonia robusta in Florida. Plant Disease 94(1), 31-38.

* Giesbrecht M, McCarthy M, Elliott ML, Ong KL (2013) First report of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. palmarum in Texas causing Fusarium wilt of Washingtonia robusta. Plant Disease 97(11), 1511-1512.

* Internet (last accessed 2010-11)
University of Florida. Fusarium wilt of queen palm and Mexican fan palm by ML Elliott (dated June 2010). http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/PP/PP27800.pdf