[Taxacom] Plant nomenclatural issues

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Thu May 9 02:33:51 CDT 2013


This is not good form (see Rec. 50D) but the intent is clear enough:
    C. Papyrus Auct. non L. ; Clarke, l. c., p. 374 (1901) p. p. n. t.
    qu. Mozambique Dist. (Whyte).
reads as something like
    C. papyrus as used by Clarke, for a plant as found in the
    Mozambique District

There is no such thing as a "non-type", the intent is to refer to a
part of the taxon (in this case a species) that does not include the
type of the name of the taxon.

I hope this helps?
Paul


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Rooney" <P.Rooney at student.reading.ac.uk>
To: <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 4:38 PM
Subject: [Taxacom] Plant nomenclatural issues


> Dear all,
>
> I'd be really grateful for some help with plant nomenclatural questions.
> I'm using a 1950 paper which uses the following notation with reference to
> synonyms of a Linnaean species.  The synonymy uses "pro parte typica
> quoad" and "pro parte non typica quoad", which I understand to mean part
> of the type or part of a non-type, "with regards to", but then it refers
> to an area, author, herbarium etc., which I'm not clear about  If anyone
> could explain what these references mean, it would be really helpful.
>
> e.g.
>
> C. Papyrus Auct. non L. ; Clarke, l. c., p. 374 (1901) p. p. n. t. qu.
> Mozambique Dist. (Whyte).
> C. Papyrus Auct. non L. ; Boeck., l. .c, p. 555 (1879) p. p. n. t. qu.
> Naumann 138 et Soy aux 106.
> C. Papyrus Auct. non L. ; Lam., l. c., p. 147 (1791) p. p. n. t. qu. herb.
> (e Ma dagascaria).
> C. Papyrus L., Sp. Pl., ed. 1, p. 47 (1753) p. p. t. qu. herb, et syn. C.
> Bauh. p. p.. Moris, p. p., Monti, Scheuchz., Micheli p. p. et Van Royen p.
> p.
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Regards
>
>
> Peter
>
> Peter
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