[Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Tue Feb 5 00:37:09 CST 2008


Yes, but it is a matter of orthography (nomenclature), not a matter of
taxonomy. The epithet should follow the spelling of the generic name it is 
formed from, which would be Cleosma. Only, as the name Cleosma is not 
validly published, Art 60.12 does not apply. 

Paul

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zanoni, Thomas" <tzanoni at nybg.org>
To: "Alec McClay" <alec.mcclay at shaw.ca>; <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 8:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant


> If you look at the link to Tropicos mentioned below, you will see the
> current accepted name is Tynanthus polyanthus (Bureau) Sandwith.
>
>
> Tom Zanoni
> NY
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Alec McClay
> Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 1:44 PM
> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant
>
>
> At 11:00 AM 08.02.04, you wrote:
>>The fungus Helminthosporium cleosmatis Petr. & Cif. 1932 was described
>>from the Dominican Republic ('Cordillera Central') as occurring 'in
>>foliis vivis Cleosmatis octandri'
>
> This looks like a Latin genitive case formed from Cleosma octandra
> (although shouldn't it be "octandrae"?) so I think Adorian is correct.
>
> Alec.
>
>
>>Hi Paul,
>>
>>A step by step search in uBio database returns genus Cleosma
>>
>>
>>Cleosma octandra Urb. & Ekman ex Sandwith
>>a further source for this name can be found in w3tropicos database:
>>
>>http://mobot.mobot.org/cgi-bin/search_vast?onda=N03701842
>>
>>I am not a botanist, so I am not sure if this helps putting you on the
>>track for the answer to your question, but I have tried :-) ...
>>
>>All the best,
>>Adorian
>>
>>Adorian Ardelean
>>coordinator of myNature project
>
>
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