Burkholderia plantarii

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Burkholderia plantarii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genus: Burkholderia
Binomial name
Burkholderia plantarii
(Azegami et al. 1987)
Urakami et al. 1994

Pseudomonas plantarii Azegami et al. 1987
Pseudomonas vandii Urakami et al. 1994

Burkholderia plantarii is a Gram-negative soil bacterium. Its specific name comes from the Latin plantarium (seedbed).[1]

Burkholderia vandii is a synonym of this species, which was named after the orchid Vanda, where it was first found.[1]


  1. ^ a b Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.

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