Image Number: 4822045

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Symptoms
Description:
Fastidious xylem-inhabiting bacterium which occludes vascular tissue as it develops in the host. Symptoms characteristically develop from bottom of the tree upward and inside of crown outward. Older leaves will have a "scorched" curled appearance while younger leaves at branch tips will appear healthy.
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Monera
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Xanthomonadales
Family: Xanthomonadaceae
Genus: Xylella
Subject: Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al. 1987

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Hamamelidales
Family: Platanaceae
Genus: Platanus
Subject: Platanus occidentalis L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Thursday, May 12, 2011