Below is an incomplete list of palms that are susceptible and "resistant" to lethal yellowing disease (LY). Please feel free to e-mail the webmaster ( if you have a species to add.

Known to be susceptible Not known to be susceptible
Adonidia merrillii*
Aiphanes lindeniana
Allagoptera arenaria
Arenga engleri
Borassus flabellifer
Caryota mitis
Cocos nucifera
* (many varieties, especially the talls)
Corypha elata
Dictyosperma album
Dypsis cabadae
Dypsis decaryii
Gaussia attenuata
Howea belmoreana
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii
Livistona chinensis
Livistona rotundifolia
Nannorhops ritchiana
Phoenix canariensis
Phoenix dactylifera
Phoenix reclinata
Phoenix sylvestris
Ravenea hildebrandtii
Syagrus schizophylla
Trachycarpus fortunei
Veitchia arecina
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Arenga pinnata
Bactris gasipaes
Carpentaria acuminata
Chamaerops humilis
Coccothrinax argentata
Dypsis lutescens
Elaeis guineensis
Heterospathe elata
Phoenix roebelenii
Ptychosperma macarthurii
Rhapidophyllum hystrix
Roystonea regia
Roystonea hispaniola
Sabal causiarum
Sabal palmetto
Syagrus amara
Syagrus romanzoffiana
Thrinax morrissii
Thrinax parviflora
Washingtonia filifera
Washingtonia robusta

* Known to be highly susceptible

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