Proposal to Establish Rankless Suprageneric Names -Reply

Denis Brothers brothers at ZOOLOGY.UNP.AC.ZA
Mon Nov 24 08:14:40 CST 1997

As a zoologist I cannot comment on the intention for the botanical code,
but a different ending may be preferable since -ina is already commonly used
for subtribes in zoology and, as far as I remember, is proposed as the
mandated ending for them in the new edition of the zoological code. The
use of the same standard ending for different purposes can only cause some
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