I UNDERSTAND that it is not generally known that the Sixth Supplement of the “ Index Kewensis” was published last year by the Clarendon Press. This includes. Index Kewensis: Kew Gardens: The Index Kewensis, which is edited at Kew, maintains a record of all described higher plant species of the world from the time of. The shortcomings of the original Index Kewensis.. The demands of modern taxonomy.. The possibilities of mechanization and computerization.
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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The integrity of the document was liable to criticism as only representing the ‘Kew view’ on nomenclatural validity, the objective task of indexing gave the work itself greater international acceptance. Botanical nomenclature Botany books. However, the editor admitted that not all earlier sources were included; this sometimes led to subsequent errors in botanical nomenclature.
A digitalized version of the index was issued on a Compact Disc. Microfiche version of cut-up set in Kew Library. You could not be signed in. International Plant Names Index.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In Francis Wall Oliver. Kewnsis supplements were issued every five years, each one adding around names to the index, eventually forming a compilation of over 1, entries. Evidence for a complex evolutionary history of mound building in the Australian nasute termites Nasutitermitinae. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?
The publication titled Kew Index was issued from until It stands as a monument to an intimate friendship. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. A note on the country of origin kewesnis also included.
Index Kewensis: Supplement XXI
It smooths the way for every systematist who comes after. Previous attempts at a comprehensive index had relied on secondary sources, this was the first attempt to provide the original publication details of the names.
A description of Hooker’s systematic works by F O Bower notes the “scheme originated in the difficulty he had found in the accurate naming of plants”, and anticipates the importance of this work, .
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To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. This database is anticipated to complete the task of creating a complete list of plant names, although it does not determine which are accepted species names.
The scope of the project was also changed in early editions, the editor noting that to include a full synonymy was too ambitious. Sign In Forgot password?
Australian National Botanic Gardens. Most kewebsis should sign in with their email address. The first index contained the scientific names ofspecies, regular supplements were then issued on newly published names.
It bears witness to the munificence of Darwin, and the ungrudging personal care of Hooker. The sixteenth supplement began to include bibliographic details at the rank of family and below, the later annual supplements included ferns and their allies.
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