International Code of Botanical Nomenclature

(Tokyo Code), Electronic version


CONTENTS

Preface

Key to the Numbering of the Articles, Notes and Recommendations

Important Dates in the Code

Preamble

Division I Principles
Division II Rules and Recommendations
  Chapter I Ranks of taxa (Art. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  Chapter II Names of taxa (general provisions)
  Section 1 Definitions (Art. 6)
  Section 2 Typification (Art. 7, 8, 9, 10)
  Section 3 Priority (Art. 11 and 12)
  Section 4 Limitation of the principle of priority (Art. 13, 14, 15)
  Chapter III Nomenclature of taxa according to their rank
  Section 1 Names of taxa above the rank of family (Art. 16, 17)
  Section 2 Names of families and subfamilies, tribes and subtribes (Art. 18, 19)
  Section 3 Names of genera and subdivisions of genera (Art. 20, 21, 22)
  Section 4 Names of species (Art. 23)
  Section 5 Names of taxa below the rank of species (infraspecific taxa) (Art. 24, 25, 26, 27)
  Section 6 Names of plants in cultivation (Art. 28)
  Chapter IV Effective and valid publication
  Section 1 Conditions and dates of effective publication (Art. 29, 30, 31)
  Section 2 Conditions and dates of valid publication of names (Art. 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45)
  Section 3 Citation of authors' names for purposes of precision (Art. 46, 47, 48, 49, 50)
  Section 4 General recommendations on citation (Rec. 50A-F)
  Chapter V Rejection of names (Art. 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58)
  Chapter VI Names of fungi with a pleomorphic life cycle (Art. 59)
  Chapter VII Orthography of names and epithets and gender of generic names
  Section 1 Orthography of names and epithets (Art. 60 and 61)
  Section 2 Gender of generic names (Art. 62)
Division III Provisions for modification of the Code

Appendix I Names of hybrids (Art. H.1, H.2, H.3, H.4, H.5, H.6, H.7, H.8, H.9, H.10, H.11, H.12)
Appendix IIA Nomina familiarum algarum, fungorum et pteridophytorum conservanda et rejicienda
Appendix IIB Nomina familiarum bryophytorum et spermatophytorum conservanda
Appendix IIIA Nomina generica conservanda et rejicienda
Appendix IIIB Nomina specifica conservanda et rejicienda
Appendix IV Nomina utique rejicienda (B. Fungi, C. Bryophyta, E. Spermatophyta)
Appendix V Opera utique oppressa

Subject index

Index to scientific names


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