Burkholderia tuberum

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

Burkholderia tuberum is a species of bacteria that is capable of symbiotic nitrogen fixation with the legume Aspalathus carnosa.[1]


  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. PMID 12583710. doi:10.1078/07232020260517634.