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Burkholderia gladioli
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Beta Proteobacteria
Order:
Burkholderiales
Family:
Burkholderiaceae
Genus:
Burkholderia
Species:
B. gladioli
Binomial name
Burkholderia gladioli
(Zopf 1885)
Yabuuchi et al. 1993

Burkholderia gladioli is a species of bacteria that needs oxygen (aerobic) and is shaped like a rod. It causes disease in humans and plants and can live in symbiosis with plants and fungi. It is found in soil, water, the rhizosphere, and in many animals.

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