si.am.en’sis. Siam, old name of Thailand; L. masc./fem. adj. suff.-ensis, indicating geographical origin; N.L. masc./fem. adj.siamensis, of or pertaining to Siam (Thailand), where the type strain was isolated
Katsura K, Kawasaki H, Potacharoen W, Saono S, Seki T, Yamada Y, Uchimura T, Komagata K. Asaia siamensis sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the alpha-proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:559-563.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:795-796.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published, because the original publication makes reference to the deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Asaia siamensis Katsura et al. 2001 is considered to be validly published, since deposit in a second culture collection in a different country has been documented.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.
The specific epithet siamensis is a Neo Latin adjective, not a Neo Latin noun in the genitive case as cited by Katsura et al. 2001.Publication:
Judicial Commission. Judicial Opinion No. 81. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1755-1763.