Genus Bradyrhizobium

Name: Bradyrhizobium Jordan 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. bradys, slow; N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Bradyrhizobium, the slow (growing) Rhizobium

Type species: Bradyrhizobium japonicum (Kirchner 1896) Jordan 1982

Valid publication: Jordan DC. Transfer of Rhizobium japonicum Buchanan 1980 to Bradyrhizobium gen. nov., a genus of slow-growing, root nodule bacteria from leguminous plants. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:136-139.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 52
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 52
Total number of child taxa: 61

Parent taxon: Bradyrhizobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VII. Bradyrhizobiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 438.

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