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Title: Rhexifolia versus Rhexiifolia: Plant Nomenclature Run Amok?

Author: Dumroese, R. Kasten; Skinner, Mark W.;

Date: 2005

Source: In: Nativeplants, Spring 2005, p. 59-60

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The International Botanical Congress governs plant nomenclature worldwide through the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. In the current code are very specific procedures for naming plants with novel compound epithets, and correcting compound epithets, like rhexifolia, that were incorrectly combined.We discuss why rhexiifolia is now preferred.

Keywords: Castilleja, International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, ICBN, IBC

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Dumroese, R. Kasten; Skinner, Mark W. 2005. Rhexifolia versus Rhexiifolia: Plant Nomenclature Run Amok?. In: Nativeplants, Spring 2005, p. 59-60


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