A NEW SPECIES OF NOCARDIOPSIS
Liu Zhiheng;Ruan Jisheng;Yan Xunchu Institute of Microbiology, Academia Sinica, Beijing
A nocardioform actinomyces, strain 4-4C, isolated from a soil sample collected inKunming city, Yunnan province possessesa cell wall composition of type Ⅲ. Theyellow or yellow-brownish substrate myce-lium fragmentates into cylindrical elementsand the grayish white aerial mycelium pro-duces long chains of two types of arthros-pores. After a comparison of this strainwith other species, we consider strain 4-4Cto represent a new species. In accordingwith the production of aerial spore chains,it is named Nocardiopsis streptosporusn. sp.