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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

Projecting Global Occurrence of Cryptococcus gattii

Deborah J. Springer and Vishnu ChaturvediComments to Author 
Author affiliations: New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA; University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany

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Table 2

Tree species recorded as testing positive for Cryptococcus gattii

Location Species (common name) Native and exported tree ranges
Acacia visco (arca), Cedrus deodara* (deodar cedar), Cupressus sempervirens* (Mediterranean cypress), Eucalyptus microcorys (tallowwood), Tipuana tipu (rosewood), Ulmus campestris (English elm)
Australia, Africa, Asia, Britain, Canada, Central America, England, Europe, Japan, South America, United States
Angophora costata (smooth bark apple), E. blakelyi (Blakely's red gum), 
E. camaldulensis (red river gum), E. gomphocephala (tuart tree), 
E. grandis (rose gum), E. microcorys (tallowwood), E. rudis (flood gum), Eucalyptus spp., E. tereticornis (forest red gum), E. tetrodonta (Darwin stringybark), Syncarpia glomulifera (turpentine)
Australia, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Hawaii, Indonesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, United States, South America, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands
Adenanthera pavonina (circassian seed), Cassia grandis (carao), Erythrinia velutina (coral tree), E. camaldulensis (red river gum), 
E. microcorys (tallowwood), Eucalyptus spp., Ficus spp., 
Guettarda acrena, Moquilea tomentosa (pottery tree)
Australia, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central America, Fiji, New Zealand, South America, United States, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands
Abies grandis* (grand fir), Abies spp.* (fir), Acer spp.(maple), Alnus rubra (red alder), Aluns spp. (alder), Arbutus menziesii* (Pacific madrone), Cedrus spp.* (cedar), Picea spp.* (spruce), Pinus spp.* (pine), Prunus emarginata (bitter cherry), Pseudotsuga menziesii* (coastal Douglas fir), Quercus garryana (Garry oak), Thuja plicata* (western red cedar)
Australia, Europe, New Zealand, North America, South America
Acacia decurrens (black wattle), Coussapoa sp, Croton bogotanus, 
C. funckians (C. gossypiifolius), Cupressus lusitanica* (Mexican cypress), E. camaldulensis (red river gum), E. globulus (Tasmanian blue gum), Ficus soatensis (rubber Savanna), Pinus radiata* (Monterey pine), Terminalia catappa (almond)
Africa, Asia, Australia, British Isles, Canada, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Europe, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Indonesia, Mediterranean region, Mexico, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, Japan, United States, South America, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands
Acacia nilotica (thorn tree), Azadirachta indica (neem tree), Cassia fistula (golden shower tree), Cassia marginata, E. camaldulensis (red river gum), E. citriodora (lemon-scented gum), Eucalyptus spp., Mangifera indica (mango), Manilkara hexandra (margosa), Mimusops elengi (bullet wood or Indian madlar tree), Pithecolobium dulce (Manila tamarind), Polyalthia longifolia (Indian mast tree), Syzygium cumini (java plum), Tamarindus indica (tamarind), Terminalia arjuna (arjuna)
Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Hawaii, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pacific Islands, Philippines, Portugal, South. America, New Zealand, United States, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands
Egypt, Italy, Mexico, United States E. camaldulensis (red river gum) Africa, Australia, Caribbean, New Zealand, United States, South America, South Asia, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands

*Gymnosperm tree species.

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