EPPO Global Database

Phytoplasma americanum(PHYPAE)

Last modification: 2018-02-16

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPAE
  • Preferred name: Phytoplasma americanum
  • Authority: Lee, Bottner, Secor & Rivera-Varas


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

Other scientific names
Name Authority
American potato purple top wilt phytoplasma
'Candidatus Phytoplasma americanum' Lee, Bottner, Secor & Rivera-Varas
Potato purple-top wilt agent

Common names
Name Language
apical leafroll of potato English
APPTW English
blue stem of potato English
bunch top of potato English
haywire disease of potato English
late breaking of potato English
moron of potato English
purple dwarf of potato English
purple-top wilt of potato English
yellow top of potato English
fitoplasma americano Portuguese (PT)