Some outcomes of the Nomenclature Section of the XIXth International Botanical Congress

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v48i1.2329

Keywords:

Nomenclature, International Botanical Congress;, Code

Abstract

Background: A Nomenclature Section meeting to amend the International Code of Nomenclature
for algae, fungi and plants is held every six years, a week before the International Botanical Congress.
Objectives: To report on some of the outcomes of the Nomenclature Section of the XIXth
International Botanical Congress that was held in Shenzhen, China, in July 2017.
Method: Outcomes that are especially relevant to South African botanists and mycologists are
summarised from published Nomenclature and General Committee reports, as well as the
published report of congress action.
Results: This short note summarises and highlights some of the decisions taken at the
Nomenclature Section in China, especially those that are important for South African botanists
and mycologists.

Published

2018-05-23

How to Cite

Some outcomes of the Nomenclature Section of the XIXth International Botanical Congress. (2018). Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation, 48(1). https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v48i1.2329

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