Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens (Hedges) Collins and Jones pathovar poinsettiae (ATCC® 9682)

Strain Designations: CP2 [ICMP 2566, NCPPB 854]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Corynebacterium poinsettiae (Staar and Pirone) Burkholder
Strain Designations CP2 [ICMP 2566, NCPPB 854]
United States
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain of Corynebacterium poinsettiae)
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor MP Starr
United States

Starr MP, Pirone PP. Phytomonas poinsettiae n. sp., the cause of a bacterial disease of poinsettia. Phytopathology 32: 1076-1081, 1942.

Collins MD, Jones D. Reclassification of Corynebacterium flaccumfaciens, Corynebacterium betae, Corynebacterium oortii and Corynebacterium poinsettiae in the genus Curtobacterium, as Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens comb. nov.. J. Gen. Microbiol. 129: 3545-3548, 1983.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

type strain of Corynebacterium poinsettiae

diseased poinsettia

type strain of Corynebacterium poinsettiae

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  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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