vi.nay.ku.ma’ri.i. N.L. gen. masc. n.vinaykumarii, of Vinaykumar, named after the late Dr M. Vinaykumar, an Indian microbiologist and research supervisor of Ch. V. R. and Ch. S, who initiated work on anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria in India
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Rhodobactervinaykumarii is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Rhodobacter.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.