[Taxacom] Language tags for scientific names

Gregor Hagedorn g.m.hagedorn at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 14:51:14 CDT 2008


> The International Code of Botanical Nomenclature is  clear about the names:
> Principle V  Scientific names of taxonomic groups are treated as Latin
> regardless of their derivation.

that is correct; with "do not follow Latin grammar" I meant that they
are not to be declensed/inflected depending on their position in a
sentence, which, as latin words they would have to be.

Gregor




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