EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium'(PHYPPH)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Prunus dulcis (PRNDU) Major host
* Molino Lova M, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Choueiri E, Sobh H, Casati P, Tedeschi R, Alma A, Bianco P (2011) Identification of new 16SrIX subgroups,-F and-G, among ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ strains infecting almond, peach and nectarine in Lebanon. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 50, 273–282.
------- confirmed host

* Nigro F, Sion V, Antelmi I, Choueiri E, Habib W, Bruno A, Boscia D (2020) First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ on almond in Southern Italy. Plant Disease 104(1), 278.
Prunus persica (PRNPS) Major host
* Molino Lova M, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Choueiri E, Sobh H, Casati P, Tedeschi R, Alma A, Bianco P (2011) Identification of new 16SrIX subgroups,-F and-G, among ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ strains infecting almond, peach and nectarine in Lebanon. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 50, 273–282.
------- confirmed host
Prunus persica var. nucipersica (PRNPN) Major host
* Molino Lova M, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Choueiri E, Sobh H, Casati P, Tedeschi R, Alma A, Bianco P (2011) Identification of new 16SrIX subgroups,-F and-G, among ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ strains infecting almond, peach and nectarine in Lebanon. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 50, 273–282.
------- confirmed host
Anthemis (1ANTG) Wild/Weed
* Tedeschi R, Picciau L, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Molino Lova M, Jawhari M, Casati P, Cominetti A, Choueiri E, Abdul-Nour H, Bianco PA, Alma A (2015) A cixiid survey for natural potential vectors of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ in Lebanon and preliminary transmission trials. Annals of Applied Biology 166(3): 372-388.
------- confirmed host
Prunus orientalis (PRNOT) Wild/Weed
* Abou-Jawdah Y, Karakashian A, Sobh H, Martini M, Lee I-M. 2002. An epidemic of almond witches’-broom in Lebanon: classification and phylogenetic relationship of the associated phytoplasma. Plant Disease 86, 477–484.
------- confirmed host
Prunus scoparia (PRNSQ) Wild/Weed
* Salehi M, Salehi E, Abbasian M, Izadpanah K (2015) Wild almond (Prunus scoparia), a potential source of almond witches’-broom phytoplasma in Iran. Journal of Plant Pathology 97: 377-381.
------- confirmed host
Smilax aspera (SMIAS) Wild/Weed
* Tedeschi R, Picciau L, Quaglino F, Abou-Jawdah Y, Molino Lova M, Jawhari M, Casati P, Cominetti A, Choueiri E, Abdul-Nour H, Bianco PA, Alma A (2015) A cixiid survey for natural potential vectors of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ in Lebanon and preliminary transmission trials. Annals of Applied Biology 166(3): 372-388.
------- confirmed host
Prunus armeniaca (PRNAR) Host
* Salehi M. Salehi E, Siampour M, Quaglino F, Bianco PA (2018) Apricot yellows associated with ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ in Iran. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 57(2), 269-283.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/Phytopathol_Mediterr-22588
------- Detected in symptomatic apricot trees in Fars province.
Prunus x amygdalo-persica (PRNAY) Host
* Salehi M, Haghshenas F, Khanchezar A. Esmailzadeh-Hosseini SA (2011) Association of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ with GF-677 witches’-broom in Iran. Bulletin of Insectology 64:S113–S114. 
------- confirmed host
Allium cepa (ALLCE) Doubtful host
* Goel S, Priya M, Thorat V, Yadav A, Rao GP (2017) Identification and characterization of 16SrIX and 16SrXI groups of phytoplasmas associated with leaf yellows and declining diseases of garlic and onion in India. Indian Phytopathology 70, 368-372.
------- related strain
Allium sativum (ALLSA) Doubtful host
* Goel S, Priya M, Thorat V, Yadav A, Rao GP (2017) Identification and characterization of 16SrIX and 16SrXI groups of phytoplasmas associated with leaf yellows and declining diseases of garlic and onion in India. Indian Phytopathology 70, 368-372.
------- related strain
Catharanthus roseus (CTURO) Doubtful host
* Barbosa JC, Eckstein B, Bergamin Filho A, Bedendo IP, Kitajima EW (2012) Molecular characterization of a phytoplasma of group 16SrIX related to ‘Ca. Phytoplasma phoenicium’ in periwinkle in Brazil. Tropical Plant Pathology 37, 130-135.
------- related strain.
Citrus sinensis (CIDSI) Doubtful host
* Abbasi A, Hasanzadeh N Ghayeb Zamharir M, Tohidfar M (2019) Identification of a group 16SrIX ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’ phytoplasma associated with sweet orange exhibiting decline symptoms in Iran. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 14, 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-019-0342-9
------- "related strain"
Dendranthema x grandiflorum (CHYHO) Doubtful host
* Bayat H,  Verhoeven JThJ, Botermans M, Peters D, Hassani-Mehraban A (2013) First report of a 16SrIX Group ('Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium'-related) phytoplasma associated with a Chrysanthemum disease. Plant Disease 97, 1110.
------- related strain.
Juniperus occidentalis (IUPOC) Doubtful host
* Davis RE, Dallya EL, Zhao Y, Lee IM, Jomantiene R, Detweiler AJ, Putnam ML (2010) First report of a new subgroup 16SrIX-E (‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’-related) phytoplasma associated with juniper witches’ broom disease in Oregon, USA. Plant Pathology 59, 1161
------- related strain.
Punica granatum (PUNGR) Doubtful host
* Çaglayan K, Gazel M, Acioglu M, Deniz Kocabag H, Sipahioglu HK (2019) Molecular identification of phytoplasmas in ornamental pomegranates in Turkey. Phytopathogenic Mollicutes 9, 3-4.
-------  phytoplasmas in group 16SrIX .
Vitis vinifera (VITVI) Doubtful host
* Zamharir MG, Paltrinieri S, Hajivand S, Taheri M, Bertaccini A (2017) Molecular identification of diverse ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ species associated with grapevine decline in Iran. Journal of Phytopathology 165(7-8), 407-413.
------- "related strain"

* Canik D, Ertunc F, Paltrinieri S, Contaldo N & Bertaccini A (2011) Identification of different phytoplasmas infecting grapevine in Turkey. Bulletin of Insectology 64, S225-S226.
------- "related strain"