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Myxozyma vanderwaltii sp. nov. (Candidaceae), a new yeast species isolated from a flower ofProtea repens (L.) L.

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Three strains of an undescribed species of the genusMyxozyma were recovered. The new species differs from other accepted species of the genus in its assimilation pattern of carbon sources, mol% G + C and low DNA-DNA homology. A description of the new species,Myxozyma vanderwaltii, and a key to the species accepted in the genus are given.

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Spaaij, F., Weber, G. & Smith, M.T. Myxozyma vanderwaltii sp. nov. (Candidaceae), a new yeast species isolated from a flower ofProtea repens (L.) L.. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 63, 17–21 (1993).

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