Etymology: U.me.za’wa.e.a N.L. fem. n. Umezawaea, named for the late Hamao Umezawa, of the Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, in recognition of his leadership and contributions to the study of the biology and natural products of actinomycetes
Valid publication: Labeda DP, Kroppenstedt RM. Proposal of Umezawaea gen. nov., a new genus of the Actinosynnemataceae related to Saccharothrix, and transfer of Saccharothrix tangerinus Kinoshita et al. 2000 as Umezawaea tangerina gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2758-2761.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Umezawaea endophytica Chu et al. 2016||validly published||correct name|
|Umezawaea tangerina (Kinoshita et al. 2000) Labeda and Kroppenstedt 2007||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Pseudonocardiaceae Embley et al. 1989
Assigned by: Labeda DP, Goodfellow M, Chun J, Zhi XY, Li WJ. Reassessment of the systematics of the suborder Pseudonocardineae: transfer of the genera within the family Actinosynnemataceae Labeda and Kroppenstedt 2000 emend. Zhi et al. 2009 into an emended family Pseudonocardiaceae Embley et al. 1989 emend. Zhi et al. 2009. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1259-1264.