Species Rhizobium mediterraneum

Name: Rhizobium mediterraneum Nour et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. mediterraneum, midland, inland, remote from the sea, mediterranean (opp. to maritimus), and, in late Latin, used to refer to the Mediterranean Sea (Mediterraneum mare)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 51670; DSM 11555; HAMBI 2096; JCM 21565; LMG 17148; NBRC 102497; UPM-Ca36

16S rRNA gene: AB681834 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nour SM, Cleyet-Marel JC, Normand P, Fernandez MP. Genomic heterogeneity of strains nodulating chickpeas (Cicer arietinum L.) and description of Rhizobium mediterraneum sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:640-648.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:364-365.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mesorhizobium mediterraneum (Nour et al. 1995) Jarvis et al. 1997

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhizobium Frank 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nour SM, Cleyet-Marel JC, Normand P, Fernandez MP. Genomic heterogeneity of strains nodulating chickpeas (Cicer arietinum L.) and description of Rhizobium mediterraneum sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:640-648.

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