The name Eremophila

Subject: The name Eremophila
From: (Andrew Taylor)
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 17:09:08 +1000
Peter Ewin wrote:
> I thought one of the rules of Linnaean systematics was that the genus is
> unique. Is this the case? Or does this only apply within a Kingdom (ie
> plants and animals can have the same genus name)? 

Unique only within the kingdom. Sitting in my unread pile is:
"Describing species - Practical Taxonomic Procedure for Biologists"
by Judith Winston, which looks to be a great book on this topic.


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