Validation of the Name Anthurium loretense (Araceae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:Croat, T. B.
Journal:Novon; a Journal for Botanical Nomenclature. St. Louis, MO
Start Page:144
Date Published:05/2008
Keywords:Anthurium, Araceae

The new species Anthurium loretense Croat was invalidly published in 1991, lacking a Latin diagnosis. This oversight is corrected with the validation of the name.

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In taxonomic revision of section Pachyneurium Schott in Anthurium Schott (Araceae), the new species A. loretense Croat was mistakenly published without a Latin diagnosis. According to Article 32.1(d) of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (McNeill, 2006), the name was invalid. A diagnosis is provided herein to validate A. lorentense.

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