[Taxacom] why Martin Fikacek resign

Eric Gouda E.J.Gouda at uu.nl
Thu Oct 8 03:07:12 CDT 2015

Op 7-10-2015 om 19:00 schreef taxacom-request at mailman.nhm.ku.edu:
> why Martin Fikacek resign

You are right Martin, this is very bad practice.

In Plant taxonomy a type may be an illustration if, and only if, it is 
impossible to preserve a specimen (art. 37.4)
But also this keeps it open for interpretation. I think it is the Editor 
that should judge here.


University Botanic Gardens
att. E.J. Gouda (section editor Phytotaxa)
Budapestlaan 17
3584 CD Utrecht

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