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Are we following the Art. 40.7 of the Code in letter and spirit?

Subir Bandyopadhyay, Gopal Krishna, Potharaju Venu


It was observed that authors of the names of new taxa, in some instances, fail to deposit holotypes in the herbaria stated in the protologues. Suggestions are invited to remedy the situation so that authors actually deposit holotypes in herbaria cited by them.


Holotype, deposition, proposals

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McNeill, J.M., Barrie, F.R., Buck, W.R., Demoulin, V., Greuter, W., Hawksworth, D.L., Herendeen, P.S., Knapp, S., Marhold, K., Prado, J., Prud’homme van Reine, W.F., Smith, G.F., Wiersema, J.H. & Turland, N.J. (2012) International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (Melbourne Code): Adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress Melbourne, Australia, July 2011. Regnum Vegetabile 154. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.


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