Name: Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Lactobacillus viridescens Niven and Evans 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: L. part. adj. viridescens, growing green, greening

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 12706; BCRC 11650; CCM 56; CCRC 11650; CCUG 21533; CCUG 30502; CECT 283; CIP 102810; DSM 20410; IAM 13546; JCM 1174; LMG 3507; NCCB 71015; NCDO 1655; NCFB 1655, NCDO 1655; NCIMB 8965; NRIC 1536; NRRL B-1951; VKM B-1528

16S rRNA gene: X52568 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Samelis J, Metaxopoulos J, Wallbanks S. Taxonomic studies on some leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J Appl Bacteriol 1993; 75:595-603.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 49. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:370-371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Weissella Collins et al. 1994

Assigned by: Collins MD, Samelis J, Metaxopoulos J, Wallbanks S. Taxonomic studies on some leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J Appl Bacteriol 1993; 75:595-603.

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