Species Lactobacillus viridescens

Name: Lactobacillus viridescens Niven and Evans 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. viridescens, growing green, greening

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 12706; BCRC 11650; CCM 56; CCRC 11650; CCUG 21533; CCUG 30502; CECT 283; CIP 102810; DSM 20410; IAM 13546; JCM 1174; LMG 3507; NCCB 71015; NCDO 1655; NCFB 1655, NCDO 1655; NCIMB 8965; NRIC 1536; NRRL B-1951; VKM B-1528

16S rRNA gene: X52568 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Niven CFJ, Evans JB. Lactobacillus viridescens nov. spec., a heterofermentative species that produces a green discoloration of cured meat pigments. J Bacteriol 1957; 73:758-759.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Niven CFJ, Evans JB. Lactobacillus viridescens nov. spec., a heterofermentative species that produces a green discoloration of cured meat pigments. J Bacteriol 1957; 73:758-759.

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