[Taxacom] Rankless classifications

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 17 22:50:16 CDT 2009

On 2009-03-17 18:57, Kenneth Kinman wrote:
>      And how about the cactus example.  Search for Cactales at NCBI and
> you get NO RESULTS. 

No one with any experience in flowering plant taxonomy ever searches for 
orders, because they are so labile. They were even labile 37 years ago, 
when I was first taught that they can safely be ignored, in favor of 

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