Verticillium dahliae

Verticillium dahliae
Symptoms of verticillium wilt on sunflower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Verticillium
Species: V. dahliae
Binomial name
Verticillium dahliae
Kleb., (1913)

Verticillium albo-atrum var. chlamydosporale
Verticillium albo-atrum var. dahliae
Verticillium albo-atrum var. medium
Verticillium dahliae f. chlamydosporale
Verticillium dahliae f. medium
Verticillium ovatum
Verticillium tracheiphilum

Verticillium dahliae is a fungal plant pathogen. It causes verticillium wilt in many plant species, causing leaves to curl and discolor. It may cause death in some plants. Over 400 plant species are affected by Verticillium complex.[1]


  1. "Verticillium wilt". 2005. Retrieved 2016-01-18.

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