[Taxacom] Polynomial names in Botany
Paul van Rijckevorsel
dipteryx at freeler.nl
Thu Sep 8 06:11:02 CDT 2011
In such cases it is always a good first step to consult TL-2,
which will tell you that Allioni used "Linnaean binary names"
for his own taxa for the first time in 1773, so anything prior
to that may be disregarded.
Otherwise it is a matter of applying Art. 23.6, which is not
easy to do.
From: "Lorenzo Gallo" <lorenzogallo1959 at hotmail.it>
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 11:46 AM
> Dear all
> I'm working on Carlo Allioni's (1728-1804) names of plants, published in
> some his little known floras not in appendix VI of the ICBN:
> Stirpium praecipuarum littoris et Agri Nicaeensis [...] 1757
> Fasciculus Stirpium Sardiniae in Diocesi Calaris lectarum... (1759)
> Here the names are near all polynomials but intermingled there are some
> "casual" binomials (polynomials with only two words). How I must to
> treat this binomials ? Are in accord with ICBN rules ?
> Many thanks
> Lorenzo Gallo
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