Flag leaves showing symptoms of infection with Xanthomonas translucens, copyright E. A. Milus.

Belongs within: Chromatibacteria.

Xanthomonas is a genus of motile, rod-shaped bacteria found growing in association with plants, often causing diseases such as bacterial spots and blights.

    |--X. albilineansRG04
    |--X. arboricolaRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. arboricolaRG04
    |    `--X. a. pv. juglandisRG04
    |--X. axonopodisRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. axonopodisRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. alfalfaeRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. allii (Kadota, Uehara et al.) Roumagnac, Gagnevin et al. 2004 (see below for synonymy)RG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. aurantifoliiRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. begoniaeRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. citriRG04 [=X. campestris pv. citriKSM06]
    |    |--X. a. pv. citrumeloRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. coracanaeRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. glycinesRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. malvacearumRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. manihotisRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. phaseoliRG04
    |    |    |--X. a. pv. p. var. phaseoliRG04
    |    |    `--X. a. pv. p. var. fuscansRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. sesbaniaeRG04
    |    |--X. a. pv. vesicatoriaRG04
    |    `--X. a. pv. vitiansRG04
    |--X. bromiRG04
    |--X. campestrisRG04
    |--X. cassavaeRG04
    |--X. codiaeiRG04
    |--X. cucurbitaeRG04
    |--X. cynaraeRG04
    |--X. fragariaeRG04
    |--X. hortorumRG04
    |    |--X. h. pv. hortorumRG04
    |    `--X. h. pv. pelargoniiRG04
    |--X. hyacinthiRG04
    |--X. maltophilaPHK96
    |--X. melonisRG04
    |--X. oryzaeRG04
    |--X. pisiRG04
    |--X. populiRG04
    |--X. sacchariRG04
    |--X. theicolaRG04
    |--X. translucensRG04
    `--X. vasicolaRG04
         |--X. v. pv. vasicolaRG04
         `--X. v. pv. holcicolaRG04

Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii (Kadota, Uehara et al.) Roumagnac, Gagnevin et al. 2004 [=X. campestris pv. allii Kadota, Uehara et al. 2000]RG04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[KSM06] King, R. C., W. D. Stansfield & P. K. Mulligan. 2006. A Dictionary of Genetics 7th ed. Oxford University Press.

[PHK96] Prescott, L. M., J. P. Harley & D. A. Klein. 1996. Microbiology 3rd ed. Wm. C. Brown Publishers: Dubuque (Iowa).

[RG04] Roumagnac, P., L. Gagnevin, L. Gardan, L. Sutra, C. Manceau, E. R. Dickstein, J. B. Jones, P. Rott & O. Pruvost. 2004. Polyphasic characterization of xanthomonads isolated from onion, garlic and Welsh onion (Allium spp.) and their relatedness to different Xanthomonas species. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 54: 15–24.

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