Image Number: 5424452

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Single leaf of sweetgum showing distinct bands of discoloration between scorched and symptomless tissue caused by the bacterium, Xylella fastidiosa.
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Laboratory

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Kentucky, 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: Hamamelidaceae
Genus: Liquidambar
Subject: Liquidambar styraciflua L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, July 23, 2010
Image last updated:
Friday, April 1, 2011