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Abstract

During a study of yeast community associated with water tanks (phytotelmata) of the bromeliad , two strains of a novel stalk-forming yeast species were found. The sequences of the region spanning the ITS and D1/D2 domains of the large subunit rRNA gene showed that this species belongs to the genus . The novel species differs by 14 or more nucleotide substitutions in the D1/D2 domains and by 26 or more substitutions in the ITS–5.8S region from all other species. We describe this species as sp. nov. The type strain of sp. nov. is UFMG-CM-Y6053 (=UFMG-BRO-488=CBS 12685). The MycoBank number is MB 817710.

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