Apart from the Candida spp. discussed separately in other pages, there are others less frequently involved in infections. Major characteristics of these other Candida spp. are summarized in the Table below.

Candida ciferrii White to cream in color, powdery Pseudohyphae, true hyphae, branching chains of blastospores [2202]
Candida famata White to cream in color, smooth Small blastospores, no pseudohyphae [189, 385, 1858]
Candida lambica White to cream in color, smooth Pseudohyphae, branching chains of elongate blastospores [2202]
Candida lipolytica White in color, dry, cerebriform or creamy Branching true hyphae, rare, short, and elongate branching blastospores Nosocomial bloodstream pathogen

May form pellicles in Sabouraud broth

[1295, 2095, 2202]
Candida norvegensis White to yellowish, may have pinkish to beige color from reverse, has a specific odor Small blastospores, rare pseudohyphae May be resistant to fluconazole [26, 1058]
Candida rugosa White to cream in color, wrinkled Branching, short, pseudohyphae Nosocomial bloodstream pathogen

May be resistant to nystatin

[385, 591, 627, 2202]
Candida viswanathii No typical morphology defined No typical morphology defined [385, 462, 661, 1428]
Candida zeylanoides White to cream in color, smooth, dull Pseudohyphae, blastospores forming feather-like appearance along the pseudohyphae Causative agent of fungemia, arthritis

May form pellicles in Sabouraud broth

[249, 1295, 2202]

*On Sabouraud dextrose agar, at 25°C
**On cornmeal tween 80 agar incubated at 25°C for 72 h