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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Phyllobacteriaceae
Genus: Phyllobacterium
Knösel 1984[1]
Type species
Phyllobacterium myrsinacearum[1]

Phyllobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative, oxidase- and catalase-positive, aerobic bacteria.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b LPSN
  2. ^ UniProt
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  4. ^ Swings, J.; Lambert, B.; Kersters, K.; Holmes, B. (2006). "The Genera Phyllobacterium and Ochrobactrum". The Prokaryotes. p. 747. ISBN 978-0-387-25495-1. doi:10.1007/0-387-30745-1_33.