hyphenated names

Adolf Ceska aceska at TELUS.NET
Tue Oct 28 01:39:37 CST 2003

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature - Preambles

7. The rules and recommendations apply to all organisms traditionally
treated as plants, whether fossil or non-fossil, e.g., blue-green algae
(Cyanobacteria; fungi, including chytrids, oomycetes, and SLIME MOULDS;
photosynthetic protists and taxonomically related non-photosynthetic groups.
Provisions for the names of hybrids appear in App. I.

Adolf Ceska, Victoria, BC, Canada
BEN archive: http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/ben/
Hofstadter's Law: "It always takes longer than you think it will take,
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taxacom Discussion List [mailto:TAXACOM at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Paul Kirk
> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 12:29 AM
> Subject: Re: hyphenated names
> Yes, traditionally they are 'plants' but in reality they are 'animals'.
> The
> last edition of the Dictionary of the Fungi followed tradition but for
> higher taxa provided both forms of the higher taxon name termination.
> Needs
> an ICZN 'expert' to comment to determine is their equivalent of Art. 60.9
> has the same advice.
> Paul Kirk
> CABI Bioscience

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