Formal Description

Some articles on formal description, description:

Nepenthes Talangensis - Botanical History - Taxonomic Confusion and Formal Description
... To confirm this and prepare a formal description, Nerz and Andreas Wistuba examined herbarium specimens of both taxa, including B√ľnnemeijer 5398, 5521, and 5748 ... This research culminated in the formal description of N ...
Alpha Taxonomy - Describing Species
... A formal description of a species follow certain rules ... From a collection of organisms, one or more specimen are selected as basis for the description, these ideally being "typical" specimen of the new species ... Often they are not however, and with fossil specimen, the basis for the description can be fragmentary and often the only known specimen available ...

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