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Author citation


Author citation


Using the correct name when citing an author


MLA citation--Book


The Bee and the Almond: Crop Pollination May Kill Colonies - Michael Pollan


[Wikipedia] Tautonym

In botanical nomenclature, author citation refers to citing the person or group of people who validly published a botanical name, i.e. who first published the name while fulfilling the formal requirements as specified by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN). In cases where a species is no longer in its original generic placement, both the author(s) of the original genus placement and those of the new combination are given.
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    • Introduction 

    • Basic citation 

    • Abbreviation 

    • Usage of the term "ex" 

    • Examples 

    • Usage of the ancillary term "in" 

    • Authorship of subsidiary ranks 

    • Emending authors 

    • Other indications