Pseudomonas caricapapayae

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Pseudomonas caricapapayae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. caricapapayae
Binomial name
Pseudomonas caricapapayae
Robbs 1956
Type species
ATCC 33615

CCUG 32775
CFBP 3204
CIP 106736
ICMP 2855
LMG 2152
NCPPB 1873

Pseudomonas caricapapayae is a Gram-negative soil bacterium that is pathogenic to plants.[1] It was originally isolated on papaya (Carica papaya) in Brazil. Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. caricapapayae has been placed in the P. syringae group.[2]


  1. ^ Hu; Young, JM; Fletcher, MJ et al. (Aug 1998). "Preliminary description of biocidal (syringomycin) activity in fluorescent plant pathogenic Pseudomonas species". J Appl Microbiol 85 (2): 365–71. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2672.1998.00516.x. PMID 9750309. 
  2. ^ Anzai; Kim, H; Park, JY; Wakabayashi, H; Oyaizu, H et al. (Jul 2000). "Phylogenetic affiliation of the pseudomonads based on 16S rRNA sequence". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50 (4): 1563–89. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-4-1563. PMID 10939664.