as.pa.ra.gi.for’me. L. masc. n.asparagus, asparagus; L. adj. suff.-formis -is -e, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n.forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. neut. adj.asparagiforme, having the shape of asparagus stems
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Clostridiumasparagiforme 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 Clostridium.
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species was isolated from feces in healthy individuals.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.