en.do.phy’ti.cus. Gr. pref.endo-, within; Gr. neut. n.phyton, plant; L. masc. adj. suff.-icus, adjectival suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. masc. adj.endophyticus, within plant, originally isolated from plant tissues
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Bacillusendophyticus is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Bacillus.