EPPO Global Database

Lethal yellowing type syndromes(PHYP56)

Code created in: 2002-11-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PHYP56
  • Preferred name: Lethal yellowing type syndromes


Palm lethal yellowing type syndroms are caused by several phytoplasma species. Details on their distribution and host plants can be found for each species:

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma
Palm lethal yellowing disease

Common names
Name Language
bronze leaf wilt of coconut English
lethal yellowing of coconut English
Palm lethal yellowing disease English
jaunisse létale des palmiers French
jaunissement mortel du cocotier French
pourriture du bourgeon terminal du cocotier French
amarillamiento letal del cocotero Spanish
amarillo letal de las palmeras Spanish
pudrición del cogollo Spanish
fitoplasma do amarelecimento letal da palmeira Portuguese (PT)