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validly published under the ICNP
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Cai Y, Tao WZ, Ma YJ, Cheng J, Zhang MY, Zhang YX. Leifsonia flava sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from the rhizosphere of Aquilegia viridiflora. J Microbiol 2018; 56:549-555.
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According to Ludwig et al. (2021), this "species affiliates away from the type species and may be reclassified as a new genus together with Microterricola gilva".Publication:
Ludwig W, Viver T, Westram R, Francisco Gago J, Bustos-Caparros E, Knittel K, Amann R, Rossello-Mora R. Release LTP_12_2020, featuring a new ARB alignment and improved 16S rRNA tree for prokaryotic type strains. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126218.