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'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'(PHYPAF)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPAF
  • Preferred name: 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'
  • Authority: Zreik, Bové & Garnier

Other scientific names
Name Authority
'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'
Lime witches' broom phytoplasma
Phytoplasma aurantifolia Zreik, Bové & Garnier

Common names
Name Language
Oman witches' broom disease English
WBDL English
witches' broom of lime English
Kingdom Bacteria ( 1BACTK )
Phylum Tenericutes ( 1TENEP )
Class Mollicutes ( 1MOLLC )
Order Acholeplasmatales ( 1ACHOO )
Family Acholeplasmataceae ( 1ACHOF )
Genus Phytoplasma ( 1PHYPG )
Species 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia' ( PHYPAF )

Notes from the curator

16Sr group: II