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September 18, 2018

Will you be attending the Latin American Botanical Congress in Quito, Ecuador? Would you like to learn more about nomenclature? If so please consider signing up for the botanical nomenclature course that is being offered by IAPT. The course occurs on 19-20 October. The...

September 13, 2018


by Thomas Borsch, Hilda Flores-Olvera, Silvia Zumaya Mendoza, Kai Müller

Iresine is a neotropical genus of the Amaranthaceae with most of the species diversity in Mexico and Mesoamerica. It has suffered a complex classification history with considerably diverging vie...

September 13, 2018

by Nicolas Magain, Camille Truong, Trevor Goward, Dongling Niu, Bernard Goffinet, Emmanuel Serusiaux, Orvo Vitikainen, Francois Lutzoni, Jolanta Miadlikowska

This comprehensive phylogenetic revision of sections Peltigera and Retifoveatae of the cyanolichen genus Pelti...

September 13, 2018


by Domingos Cardoso, Daiane Trabuco Cruz, Álvaro Idárraga, Karina Banda, Álvaro Cogollo, Cássio van den Berg, Luciano Paganucci Queiroz, Toby Pennington, Matt Lavin

Ecology, geography, morphology, and a combined phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequence variation support...

September 13, 2018


by Michelle J. Price, Leonard Thomas Ellis

The name Andreaea alpina Hedw. was validly published in Hedwig's 1801 work Species muscorum frondosorum, but the entity itself can be traced back in the pre-Linnaean literature to Dillenius of 1741 where it was described und...

September 13, 2018

by Geadelande Delgado, George Staples, Maria Teresa Buril

Dichondra is a genus of creeping and sprawling herbs with reniform leaves, entire leaf margins and inconspicuous flowers. It is included in the tribe Dichondreae (Convolvulaceae). Dichondra is a taxonomically c...

September 13, 2018

by Angelo Troia, Germinal Rouhan

To stabilize the application of some names in the genus Isoetes in the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot, we studied herbarium specimens and imaged spores with scanning electron microscopy, with special reference to those taxa in the...

September 13, 2018

by John Richard Ironside Wood, Serena Marner, Robert Scotland, Stephen Harris

Dillenius's Hortus Elthamensis was published in 1732. In most versions the plates are uncoloured, but a few surviving coloured versions are known. The plates are of considerable historical a...

September 13, 2018


by Pablo Ferrer Gallego

The nomenclatural types of the Linnaean names in the genus Zygophyllum (Zygophyllaceae) are discussed and revised. Lectotypes of Z. fulvum (≡ Roepera fulva), Z. morgsana (≡ R. morgsana), Z. sessilifolium (≡ R. sessilifolia) and Z. spinosum (≡ R....

September 13, 2018


by Christopher D Tyrrell, Ximena Londoño, Ramona Oviedo Prieto, Lakshmi Attigala, Katelyn McDonald, Lynn G Clark

Arthrostylidium, a Neotropical genus of 31 mostly clambering woody bamboo species, is a member of subtribe Arthrostylidiinae, which is closely allied to s...

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