EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter africanus(LIBEAF)

Last modification: 2002-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO code: LIBEAF
  • Preferred name: Liberibacter africanus
  • Authority: Jagoueix, Bové & Garnier


The recommended name is 'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus', but to facilitate data retrieval in this database, Liberibacter africanus has been kept under preferred name

Other scientific names
Name Authority
'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus' Jagoueix, Bové & Garnier
Citrus greening bacterium (heat-sensitive strain)
Liberibacter africanum Jagoueix, Bové & Garnier

Common names
Name Language
greening of citrus English
greening des agrumes French
virescence des agrumes French
enverdecimiento de los cítricos Spanish