sen.mai.zu’ke.i. N.L. neut. n.senmaizukeum, senmaizuke, a traditional fermented pickle; N.L. gen. neut. n.senmaizukei, of senmaizuke, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a traditional fermented pickle produced in Kyoto, Japan
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Lactobacillussenmaizukei 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 Lactobacillus.