A new species of , for which we propose the name , was isolated from a soil sample collected in Japan. Whole-cell hydrolysates contain -diaminopimelic acid and a trace of madurose. MK-9(H) is the major menaquinone, and tuberculostearic acid is the major fatty acid. No nitrogenous phospholipids or mycolic acids are present. is characterized by its white aerial masses of thickly tufted short chains of two to five spores (mostly two to three spores) with smooth surfaces and by the formation of inky brown diffusible pigments. The type strain of is strain SF2197 (= JCM 6250).


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