Abstract

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.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1548-4785
Print ISSN
1522-8339
Pages
pp. 59-60
Launched on MUSE
2005-04-14
Open Access
No
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