Angelonia Flower Break Virus on angelonia

Angelonia Flower Break Virus on angelonia

This angelonia is infected with Angelonia Flower Break Virus (AnFB). It tested positive by serological testing by Agdia. Note the mild chlorotic mottling on the leaves. Infected plants can also be stunted. This virus causes streaking on the flower petals. No insects or mites have been reported to spread angelonia flower break virus. This virus can be transmitted in plant sap and by the propagation of infected stock plants. It is not known to be seed transmitted. So far, it has been reported on angelonia, phlox, verbena and nemesia. There is no cure and virus infected plants should be discarded.

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