i.gno.ra.ta. L. fem. part. adj.ignorata, unrecognized, unknown, pertaining to the fact that the type strain was mistakenly used as a member of the genus Mycobacterium in a mycobacterial quality control test
Yassin AF, Rainey FA, Steiner U. Nocardia ignorata sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:2127-2131.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:5-6.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.