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Group: Dicot Rank: genus Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Bayer, 3rd, D, 270

Authors: Published In: De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum. . . . 1: 125. 1788. (Fruct. Sem. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: As to gender of the name: genus names ending in -ax may be masculine or feminine, so if oriignal author does not assign a gender then ICN Art. 62.3 speicified that the first subsequent author to indicate a gender must be followed. Gaertner did not indicate a gender, because the epithet of his Psydrax dicoccos is a noun in apposition, which has no gender. The first two species names published in Psydrax with a definitive gender assignment are P. angustifolia A. Rich. and P. media A. Rich., eslabiishing the genus name as feminine. - C.M. Taylor & R.E. Gereau 2021
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Concept:    details Projects: Ambatovy , Desert Trees , IPCN , Madagascar

Keywords: MAD

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