A NEW SPECIES OF GENUS ACTINOMADURA
Hu Runmao;Xu Mingquan Sichuan Institute of Antibiotics Industry, Chengdu
A new species of Actinomadura is des-cribed. It is characterized by its aerialrose spore mass color, rectiflexible spore-chain not forming pseudosporangia on anymedia, and cylindrical spores with smoothsurface. The chemical composition of cellwall belongs to type Ⅲ of Becker et al.,and a type B whole-cell sugar pattern. The-refore, this strain is placed in the genus Ac-tinomadura. As the cultural characteristicsand carbohydrate utilization, of this strainare different from those of all known me-mbers of the genus Actinomadura, the bino-mial Actinomadura rosea n. sp.