EPPO Global Database

Ralstonia solanacearum species complex(RALSSO)

Code created in: 2007-09-10

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Ralstonia solanacearum species complex
  • Authority: (Smith) Yabuuchi, Kosako, Yano, Hotta & Nishiuchi


One of the 'top ten bacteria' in molecular plant pathology. Now considered to be a species complex, comprising R. solanacearum (sensu stricto), R. pseudosolanacearum, and R. syzygii

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bacterium solanacearum Smith
Burkholderia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi, Kosako, Oyaizu, Yano, Hotta, Hashimoto, Ezaki & Arakawa
Pseudomonas solanacearum (Smith) Smith
Ralstonia solanacearum sensu lato (Smith) Yabuuchi, Kosako, Yano, Hotta & Nishiuchi
Xanthomonas solanacearum (Smith) Dowson

Common names
Name Language
bacterial wilt English
Bakterienwelke German
bactériose vasculaire French
flétrissement bactérien French
pourriture brune French
marchitez bacteriana Spanish
murcha-bacteriana Portuguese
murchadeira Portuguese
бурая гниль картофеля Russian