homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Hiraishi et al. (1992), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Rhodopseudomonasrutila Akiba et al. 1983.Publication:
Hiraishi A, Santos TS, Sugiyama J, Komagata K. Rhodopseudomonas rutila is a later subjective synonym of Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1992; 42:186-188.