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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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Index Kewensis

Email alerts New issue alert. Evidence for a complex evolutionary history of mound kewensid in the Australian nasute termites Nasutitermitinae. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

However, the editor admitted that not all earlier sources were included; this sometimes led to subsequent errors in botanical nomenclature. The scope of the project was also changed in early editions, the editor noting that to include a full synonymy was too ambitious.

A description of Hooker’s systematic works indxe 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, [4]. In providing citations of plant names, the starting point was taken from onward; the year of publication for the Systema Naturae of Linnaeus.


The effect of a flower-dwelling predator on a specialized pollination system. A digital version was incorporporated with other indexes as the International Plant Names Inndex IPNIand may fulfill the original intention – a complete index of plant names.

Original 2 volumes plus supplements This page was last edited on 3 April kewensks, at Sign In Forgot password? It stands as a monument to an intimate friendship. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Don’t have an account?

Strong, but incomplete, mate choice discrimination between two closely related species of paper wasp. 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.

Directors of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Charles Darwin provided the funding for the indexing project. The publications of De CandollePfeifferand Bentham provided models for the acceptance of names. The Index Kewensis IKmaintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kewis a publication that aims to register all botanical names for seed plants at the rank of species and genera.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Australian Plant Name Index”.

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A hard copy was reprinted inproviding access to the original publication details of plant names; these were also made available in microfiche format as the Cumulated Index Kewensis. A digitalized version of the index was issued on a Compact Disc. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. The first index contained the scientific names ofspecies, regular supplements were then issued on newly published names. You do not currently have access to this article. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.


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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. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

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.

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A note on the country of origin was also included.