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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The work originally indicated acceptance of a name, acting as a nomenclator rather than an index, but by it avoided making taxonomic judgement in its citations.

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.

Email alerts New issue alert. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The scope of the project was also changed in early editions, the editor noting that to include a full synonymy was too ambitious. Chapman 14 December 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.

In providing citations of plant names, the starting point was taken from onward; the year of publication for the Systema Naturae of Linnaeus.

Article Inddex first page preview. The supplements were issued every five years, each one adding around names to the index, eventually forming a compilation of over 1, entries. Archived from the original on Charles Darwin provided the funding for the indexing project. Australian Plant Name Index”. It bears witness to the munificence of Darwin, and the ungrudging personal care of Hooker. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.


Index Kewensis

Don’t have an account? Views Read Edit View history. International Plant Names Index. The effect of a flower-dwelling predator on a specialized pollination system. Microfiche version of cut-up set in Kew Library.

A digitalized version of the index was issued on a Compact Disc. The publications of De CandollePfeifferand Bentham provided models for the acceptance of names. However, the editor admitted inddx not all earlier sources were included; this sometimes led to subsequent errors in botanical nomenclature. Makers of British Botany. You could not be signed in. Kwwensis National Botanic Gardens.

Retrieved from ” https: Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Botanical nomenclature Botany books. Citing articles via Google Scholar. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Kewensie stands as a monument to an intimate friendship. Previous attempts at a comprehensive index had relied on secondary sources, this was the first attempt to provide the original publication kewensiz of the names.

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Index Kewensis: Supplement XXI

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. Kkewensis using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The history of the Index Kewensis R.


This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. The sixteenth supplement began to include bibliographic details at the rank of family and below, the later annual supplements included ferns and their allies. The first index contained the scientific names ofspecies, regular supplements were then issued on newly published names.

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It smooths the way for every systematist who comes after. You do not keensis have access to this article. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 3 Aprilat It later came to include names of taxonomic families and ranks below that of species. A digital version was incorporporated with other indexes as the International Plant Names Index IPNIand may fulfill the original intention – a complete index of plant names.

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