Shenzhen Code published!

The 17th edition of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants was released today at the 25th International Diatom Symposium in Berlin.

Amended every six years at an International Botanical Congress, the new Code results from the XIX IBC in Shenzhen in July 2017.

The Code is available in print from Koeltz Botanical Books, and online at

Congratulations to the Editorial Committee, who produced the new Code in record time.


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