[API-users] Canonical name of subgenus and species under a subgenus

Markus Döring mdoering at gbif.org
Mon Feb 1 14:20:28 CET 2016

Hi James,

unfortunately 6.1 only applies if the subgenus is part of a bi/trinonmial.
If the name itself IS the subgenus it is apparenlty valid. For sure its common practice even for recently published names:


On 01 Feb 2016, at 12:42, Nozomi James Ytow <nozomi at biol.tsukuba.ac.jp<mailto:nozomi at biol.tsukuba.ac.jp>> wrote:


From: Nozomi "James" Ytow <nozomi at biol.tsukuba.ac.jp<mailto:nozomi at biol.tsukuba.ac.jp>>
Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:36:53 +0900 (JST)

It imiles that Ficus (Diconoficus) could be a scientific name only as a part of binomen or trinomen, e.g. Ficus (Diconoficus) gayana.

It implies, I meant.

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