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Table 1 Colony characteristics, budding features and shape of selected yeasts

From: Oleaginous yeasts from Ethiopia

Strain Source Colony morphology(colony color, size, shape, texture and diameter) Budding pattern Cell shape
SY09 Soil Orange, medium, circular, smooth, dry colonies with diameter 3–5 mm Bipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY18 Soil Pink, small, circular, smooth, dry colonies with diameter 2–3 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY20 Soil Orange, small, circular, smooth, moist colonies with diameter 2–3 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical shape
SY30 Soil Pink, medium, circular, smooth, moist colonies with diameter 3–5 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY43 Soil Orange, irregular, large, smooth, moist colonies with diameter of 5–10 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY52 Soil Salmon, medium, irregular, smooth, dry colonies with diameter of 3–5 mm Bipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY75 Soil Orange, medium, irregular, wrinkled, moist colonies with diameter 3–5 mm Unipolar Ovoidal to spherical
SY89 Soil Salmon, medium, circular, smooth, dry colonies with diameter of 3–5 mm Bipolar Ovoidal
SY94 Soil Orange, large, irregular, wrinkled, dry colonies with diameter of 5–10 mm Multipolar Ovoidal
PY21 Fruit Orange, small, circular, smooth, moist colonies with diameter of 2–3 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY23 Fruit Pink, circular, medium, smooth, moist colonies with diameter of 3–5 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY25 Fruit Orange, circular, medium, smooth, dry colonies with 3–5 mm in diameter Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY32 Flower Orange, circular, medium, smooth, dry colonies with diameter of 3–6 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY39 Flower Creamy, large, irregular, wrinkled, moist, colonies with diameter of 5–10 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY44 Flower Pink, circular, medium, smooth, dry colonies with diameter of 3–5 mm Multipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY55 Flower Pink, medium, circular, wrinkled, moist colonies with diameter of 3–5 mm Multipolar Ovoidal
PY61 Leaf Red, medium, irregular, wrinkled, moist colonies with diameter of 3–5 Unipolar Ovoidal to spherical
PY86 Leaf Salmon, small, irregular, wrinkled, moist colonies with diameter of 2–3 mm Bipolar Ovoidal