rhi.zo.sphae’rae Gr. fem. n.rhiza, a root; Gr. fem. n.sphaîra, ball, sphere; N.L. gen. fem. n.rhizosphaerae, of the rhizosphere, referring to the site from which the type strain was isolated
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The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.