Holotype fragment (botany)

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at FREELER.NL
Tue Jan 17 17:24:54 CST 2006

From: "Richard Jensen" <rjensen at SAINTMARYS.EDU>
> I bet there are some types that consist of multiple gatherings,
but that fact was not reported or known

Well, strictly speaking we don't have such types, by definition.
As Art 9 Ex 1 makes clear a 'name' with such a type is not validly published
and therefore not a name in the sense of the /Code/ and the 'type' is not a

It looks to me that "... a single gathering of a single species or
infraspecific taxon made by the same collector(s) at one time" is fairly
precise, and certainly quite workable.


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