Species Mycoplasma melaleucae

Name: Mycoplasma melaleucae Tully et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Melaleuca, a genus of tropical trees having white flowers with sweet fragrance; N.L. gen. n. melaleucae, of Melaleuca, the plant from which the type strain was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49191; M1; NCTC 11715

16S rRNA gene: M24478 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Rose DL, McCoy RE, Carle P, Bove JM, Whitcomb RF, Weisburg WG. Mycoplasma melaleucae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from flowers of several tropical plants. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:143-147.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mesoplasma melaleucae (Tully et al. 1990) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tully JG, Rose DL, McCoy RE, Carle P, Bove JM, Whitcomb RF, Weisburg WG. Mycoplasma melaleucae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from flowers of several tropical plants. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:143-147.

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