Bacterial wilt of ornamental Gingers (Hedychium spp.) caused by Pseudomonas solanacearum.
A str. of P. solanacearum [cf. 44, 608] from 3 wilted H. spp. was virtually identical with one from edible ginger [cf. 43, 181], but the latter was less virulent than the ornamental str. to H. gardnerianum.