Metschnikowiaceae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Metschnikowiaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Metschnikowiaceae
T. Kamienski
Type genus
Metschnikowia
T. Kamienski
Genera

Clavispora
Metschnikowia

The Metschnikowiaceae are a family of yeasts in the order Saccharomycetales that reproduce by budding. It contains the genera Clavispora and Metschnikowia. Species in the family have a widespread distribution, especially in tropical areas.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. pp. 212–13. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.