[Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant

Paul Kirk p.kirk at cabi.org
Mon Feb 4 09:02:37 CST 2008


The fungus Helminthosporium cleosmatis Petr. & Cif. 1932 was described
from the Dominican Republic ('Cordillera Central') as occurring 'in
foliis vivis Cleosmatis octandri' - anyone out there any idea what the
correct name of this plant might be as both IPNI (first choice) and
Google (second choice) failed? The ICBN requires that an epithet of a
name of a fungus derived from the generic name of an associated organism
should be spelled in accordance with the accepted spelling of that
organism's name (Art. 60.12) ...

Thanks in advance,

Paul
Mycologist
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