choosing lectotype

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Fri Jul 11 08:41:06 CDT 2003

At 12:42 PM 7/11/03 +0200, you wrote:
>(2) if two syntypes are equally close to the original description, is
>the argument of current usage more or less important than the fact that
>Mueller wrote a name on one of the sheets

Maintaing current usage is always preferred.
Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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