Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Pseudomonadaceae, Genus Pseudomonas,
Pseudomonas tremae Gardan et al. 1999.
Gram-negative, aerobic rods, motile by means of one to four polar flagella.
Colonies are white or cream and smooth on YPGA. Metabolism is respiratory. Does
not produce fluorescent pigment on King B medium.
No growth at 41 ºC. Can grow at 4 - 37 ºC.
Grow on tryptic soy agar, Mac Conkey agar, King's B medium. Growth occurs in the
presence of 6.5% NaCl. Organic growth factors not required.
Isolated from plants - Trema orientalis BL.
Pathogenic for Trema orientalis BL. Positive for tobacco hypersensitivity test
- Gardan, L., Shafik, H., Belouin, S., Broch, R., Grimont, F., Grimont, P. A. D. DNA relatedness among the pathovars of
Pseudomonas syringae and description of Pseudomonas tremae sp. nov. and Pseudomonas cannabina sp. nov. (ex Sutic and
Dowson 1959). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999 49: 469-478
succinate, fumarate, L-aspartate & L-glutamate.
Negative results for nitrates reduction, oxidase, hydrolysis of aesculin & starch, arginine test (Thornley), indole production, gelatin
liquefaction, hydrolysis of Tween 80 & levan production from sucrose.
(c) Costin Stoica