Stability of Scientific Plant Names - an Attaninable Goal

Smith, G.F. and Hawksworth, D.L. (1994) Stability of Scientific Plant Names - an Attaninable Goal. South African Journal of Science, 90 (2). pp. 59-60. ISSN 0038-2353. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Considering the great importance of a stable system of scientific names of plants for use in the pure and applied sciences and in many other domains of public life and economy; noting with satisfaction recent important improvements of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and ongoing efforts to explore new avenues for increased stability and security in the application of plant names; the XV International Congress urges plant taxonomists, while such work continues, to avoid displacing well established names for purely nomenclatural reasons, whether by change in their application or by resurrection of long-forgotten names; resolves that the decisions of the Nomenclature Section with respect to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, as well as the appointment of officers and members of the nomenclature committees, made by that section during its meetings, 22-27 August, be accepted.

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