Name: Ensifer medicae (Rome et al. 1996) Young 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Sinorhizobium medicae Rome et al. 1996

Etymology: me.di.cae. L. gen. fem. n. medicae, of/from lucern (plant belonging to the genus Medicago)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: 11-3 21a; HAMBI 2306; ICMP 13798; LMG 19920; NBRC 100384; strain A 321; USDA 1037

16S rRNA gene: MT759985 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Young JM. The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a later synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination "Sinorhizobium adhaerens" (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2003 legitimate? Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:2107-2110.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:309-311.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ensifer Casida 1982

Assigned by: Young JM. The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a later synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination "Sinorhizobium adhaerens" (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2003 legitimate? Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:2107-2110.

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