Name: Allorhizobium de Lajudie et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.lo.rhi.zo’bi.um Gr. adj. allos, other; N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Allorhizobium, the other Rhizobium, to refer to the fact that it is phylogenetically separate from other rhizobia

Type species: Allorhizobium undicola de Lajudie et al. 1998

Valid publication: de Lajudie P, Laurent-Fulele E, Willems A, Torck U, Coopman R, Collins MD, Kersters K, Dreyfus B, Gillis M. Allorhizobium undicola gen. nov., sp. nov., nitrogen-fixing bacteria that efficiently nodulate Neptunia natans in Senegal. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1277-1290.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Mousavi SA, Willems A, Nesme X, de Lajudie P, Lindstrom K. Revised phylogeny of Rhizobiaceae: proposal of the delineation of Pararhizobium gen. nov., and 13 new species combinations. Syst Appl Microbiol 2015; 38:84-90.

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