Burkholderia phymatum

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Burkholderia phymatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genus: Burkholderia
Species: B. phymatum
Binomial name
Burkholderia phymatum
Vandamme et al. 2003

Burkholderia phymatum is a species of proteobacteria that is capable of symbiotic nitrogen fixation with the legume Machaerium lunatum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vandamme, P, Goris, J, Chen, WM, De Vos, P, Willems, A (December 2002). "Burkholderia tuberum sp. Nov. And Burkholderia phymatum sp. Nov., nodulate the roots of tropical legumes". Systematic and applied microbiology 25 (4): 507–12. doi:10.1078/07232020260517634. PMID 12583710.