Saccharomyces florentinus

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Saccharomyces florentinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Saccharomycetes
Subclass: Saccharomycetidae
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Saccharomycetaceae
Genus: Saccharomyces
Species: S. florentinus
Binomial name
Saccharomyces florentinus
(T. Castelli ex Kudryavtsev) Lodder & Kreger, (1952)

Saccharomyces florentinus is a yeast which was previously known as Saccharomyces pyriformis.

It is a component of the Ginger beer plant used in the making of traditional ginger beer.[1] It is also sometimes used in making Kefir.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ginger — ginger beer plant". Plant Cultures. 16 June 2006. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Lifeway Real Original Kefir Starter Probiotic @ UPCFoodSearch.com". Retrieved 2015-04-25. 

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