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'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliens'(PHYPBR)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPBR
  • Preferred name: 'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliens'
  • Authority: Montano, Davis, Dally, Hogenhout, Pimental & Brioso Paulo

Other scientific names
Name Authority
'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliense'
Hibiscus witches' broom phytoplasma
Phytoplasma brasiliense Montano, Davis, Dally, Hogenhout, Pimental & Brioso Paulo

Common names
Name Language
Hibiscus witches' broom English
HibWB English
witches' broom of hibiscus English
Kingdom Bacteria ( 1BACTK )
Phylum Tenericutes ( 1TENEP )
Class Mollicutes ( 1MOLLC )
Order Acholeplasmatales ( 1ACHOO )
Family Acholeplasmataceae ( 1ACHOF )
Genus Phytoplasma ( 1PHYPG )
Species 'Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliense' ( PHYPBR )

Notes from the curator

16Sr group: XV