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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Microfiche version of cut-up set in Kew Library. Original 2 volumes plus supplements The sixteenth supplement began to indwx bibliographic details at the rank of family and below, the later annual supplements included ferns and their allies.

The history of the Index Kewensis R. A note on the country of origin was also included. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

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You do not currently have access to this article. 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. It smooths the way for every systematist who comes after. Retrieved from ” https: 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.


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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. Australian Plant Name Index”. Citing articles via Google Scholar.

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. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The publications of De CandollePfeifferand Bentham provided models for the acceptance of names.


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Directors of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Makers of British Botany. The scope of the project was also changed in early editions, the editor noting that to include a full synonymy was too ambitious.

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