PROPOSALS, VII IBC (1950)

List of proposals submitted to the VII International Botanical
Congress, Stockholm, 1950, to amend the International Rules ed. 3
(as amended at Amsterdam).

Note: for ease of reading, the Rapporteur’s “stencilled” has been
rendered as “mimeographed”, and his “type-script” as “typed”.

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See also:

   •  Congres action
   •  conversion table
 

Directions

            -  [circular]
                 Rhodora 40:  464-464. 1938

            -  [postponement]
                 Rhodora 42:  54-54. 1940
 

Proposals

1940–01
 
 
 
Louis Cutter Wheeler
Additions and amendments to
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
Amer. Midl. Naturalist 21:  526-529. 1939
1940–02
 
 
 
 
 
G. de Toni
Bemerkungen über Art. 38 der
    Internationalen Regeln der botanischen Nomenklatur
Brescia, 1939. 1 p.
[also in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 46:  80-81. 1939,
  as “J. de Toni”]                                               [rjb.csic]
1940–03
 
 
Swedish Botanists
Amendment of Art. 68
Göteborg, 1939. 1 p.
 
 
 
    - C.X. Furtado
      The nomenclature of hybrids                   [rjb.csic]
      Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 44: 244-255. 1938
1940–04
 
 
H.H. Allan
The nomenclature of hybrids
Chron. Bot. 5:  205-209. 1939
1940–05
 
 
T.A. Sprague
The nomenclature of hybrids
Chron. Bot. 5:  209-212. 1939           [incl. in 1940–14]
 
 
 
    - H. Uittien
      Reflections on the nomenclature of so-called hybrids
      Chron. Bot. 5:  212-214. 1939       [out of copyright]
1940–06
 
 
 
Alfred Rehder
Proposed amendments to                [incl. in 1950–62]
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
J. Arnold Arbor. 20:  269-279. 1939                    [BHL]
 
 
 
 
    - Norman C. Fassett
      The proposed changes in Article 58 of
         the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
      Rhodora 50:  249-252. 1948                            [BHL]
1940–07
 
 
 
Ruth Patrick
A suggested starting point for the nomenclature of diatoms
Philadelphia, 1939. 2 pp.              [included in 1950–62]
[also in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 67:  614-615. 1940]
1940–08
 
B.P.G. Hochreutiner
1939  [mimeographed]
1940–09
 
 
 
C.X. Furtado
Amendments proposed to
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 11:  1-30. 1939         [BHL]
1940–10
 
 
 
 
 
Heinrich Handel-Mazzetti
Über Mängel und Unklarheiten
    in den botanischen Nomenklaturregeln.
       Mit Anträgen für den Kongreß 1940
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 46:  82-94. 1939
                                                           [out of copyright]
1940–11
 
 
 
 
H.A. Gleason
Proposed amendments
    to the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
       as adopted at Cambridge, 1930
New York, 1939. 1 p.                 [part. incl. in 1950–62]
1940–12
 
 
F.R. Fosberg
Nomenclature proposals for the 1940 botanical congress
Amer. J. Bot. 26:  229-231. 1939   [part. incl. in 1950–62]
1940–13
 
 
F. Bolle
„Varietas typica”
Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 13:  [524]-530. 1937
1940–14
 
 
 
 
 
British Botanists
Proposed additions and amendments to
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 7:  317-334. 1939
  [reproduced by permission of the Board of Trustees
                            of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew]
1940–15
 
 
G. De Toni
[on nomina specifica conservanda]
Brescia, 1939
1940–16
 
 
R. Melville
[prop. to list Ulmus campestris as a nomen ambiguum]
J. Bot. 76:  261-265. 1938
1940–17
 
 
H.N. Dixon
[proposals on various names]
J. Bot. 77:  176-178. 1939                  [out of copyright]
1940–18
 
 
A. Becherer
[proposals to conserve three generic names]
Candollea 7:  [137]-139. 1936
1940–19
 
 
E. Werdermann
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Kakteenkunde Heft 3:  1937
1940–20
 
 
Alfred Rehder, Ernest J. Palmer & Leon Croizat
[seven binomials proposed as nomina ambigua]
J. Arnold Arbor. 19:  282-290. 1938                    [BHL]
1940–21
 
 
Louis Cutter Wheeler
[proposals to conserve generic names, incl. in 1950–62]
Contr. Gray Herb. 124:  47-52. 1939                    [BHL]
1940–22
 
 
J. Burtt Davy
[prop. to list Populus-binomials as nomina ambigua]
Forestry 10:  166-168. 1936
1940–23
 
 
H. Pfeiffer
Dichronema oder Rhynchospora?  Zwei Anträge
    an den VII Internationalen Botanikerkongreß
       zur Stabilisierung der Cyperaceennomenklatur
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 43:  258-262. 1938
1940–24
 
 
G.W. Martin
[in support of conserving the generic name Guepinia]
Amer. J. Bot. 23:  627-629. 1936
1940–25
 
 
H. Hara
[proposal on the generic name Heloniopsis]
[mimeographed, without date]
1940–26
 
 
G. Houtzagers
[prop. to list Populus-binomials as nomina ambigua]
Arnhem [1939?], 10 pp.   [mimeographed]
1940–27
 
 
G. Houtzagers
[prop. to list Populus canadensis as a nomen ambiguum]
Arnhem [1939?], 1p.   [mimeographed]
1940–28
 
 
 
 
A.A. Bullock
Actinocheita     [ on a point of typification? ]
Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 7:  337-339. 1939
    [reproduced by permission of the Board of Trustees
                              of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew]
1950–01
 
 
Rolf Singer & Alexander H. Smith
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Mycologia 38:  240-299. 1946                   [Cyberliber]
1950–02
 
 
E.D. Merrill
[proposal to conserve the name Neolitsea]
J. Arnold Arb. 29:  198-201. 1948                       [BHL]
1950–03
 
 
E.D. Merrill
[on generic names to be rejected]
J. Arnold Arb. 29:  202-214. 1948                       [BHL]
1950–04
 
N. Hylander
[withdrawn and replaced by 1950–48]
1950–05
 
 
 
 
J. Lanjouw
Additions and Amendments
    to the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
       proposed by Dutch Botanists
1948. 13 pp.  [mimeographed]
1950–06
 
J.W.G. Lund
[typed, without date]
1950–07
 
R.A. Dyer
1949  [typed]
1950–08
 
C.A. Smith
1949  [typed]
1950–09
 
 
C.A. Smith
[proposal to conserve the generic name Dimorphoteca]
1949  [typed]
1950–10
 
 
E.C. Verdoorn & C.A. Smith
[proposal to conserve the generic name Hessea]
1948  [typed]
1950–11
 
Japanese Botanists
[privately printed, without date]
1950–12
 
A.G.L. Hellyer
[typed, without date]
1950–13
 
A.H. Smith & L. Wehmeyer
1949  [typed]
1950–14
 
H. St. John
1949  [mimeographed]  [(partially?) included in 1950–62]
1950–15
 
 
 
Henning Horn Af Rantzien & Sigurd Olsen
A suggested starting point for the nomenclature
    of Charophyta
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 43:  [98]-106. 1949
1950–16
 
 
L. Benson
[prop. to list Prosopis odorata as a nomen confusum]
Amer. J. Bot. 28:  753-754. 1941
1950–17
 
 
J. Mattfeld
[proposals to conserve generic names]
[typed, without date]
1950–18
 
 
William W. Diehl
Article 64 and the nomenclature of lichens
Mycologia 41:  89-91. 1949  [= 1950–53]  [Cyberliber]
1950–19
 
C.G. Shaw
[typed, without date]
1950–20
 
 
American Phytopathological Society
    & Mycological Society of America
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–21
 
 
Elizabeth McClintock
[on the typification of Dracocephalum]
Leafl. W. Bot. 5:  171-172. 1949                         [BHL]
1950–22
 
 
 
 
Paleobotanical Section of the Botanical Society of America
1949  [privately printed]
    - J.M. Schopf
      Should there be a living Metasequoia?
      Science 107: 344-345. 1948
1950–23
 
E. Teiling
1949  [typed]
1950–24
 
Royal Horticultural Society (C.V.L. Lycett)
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–25
 
R.E. Buchanan
1948  [mimeographed]
1950–26
 
R.E. Buchanan
[typed, without date]
1950–27
 
 
Donald P. Rogers
The meaning of Article 57 of the International Rules
Mycologia 40:  241-254. 1948                   [Cyberliber]
1950–28
 
 
O.H. Selling
[proposals to conserve generic names]
1947  [typed]
1950–29
 
R. Mansfeld & W. Rothmaler
[typed, without date]
1950–30
 
S.T. Blake
[typed, without date]
1950–31
 
J.H. Willis
[typed, without date]
1950–32
 
 
G.L. Davis
[proposal to conserve the generic name Brachycome]
[typed, without date]
1950–33
 
I.V. Newman
1948 [mimeographed]
1950–34
 
M. Pichon
[typed, without date]
1950–35
 
 
M. Pichon
Sur l’Article 37 ter des règles de la nomenclature
Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13:  258-260. 1948              [BHL]
1950–36
 
 
 
D. Chatterjee
Validating botanical names by reference to
    pre-1753 literature
J. Arnold Arb. 30:  71-74. 1949                          [BHL]
1950–37
 
 
 
M.A. Donk
[proposals to conserve some generic names
    and to list others as nomina confusa]
Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 18:  83-170. 1949
1950–38
 
 
A.C. Smith
[proposals to conserve generic names]
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–39
 
 
Bernard Boivin
Proposals in botanical nomenclature
Canad. Field-Naturalist 63:  66-78. 1949            [BHL]
1950–40
 
R. Melville & E. Milne Redhead
1949  [privately printed]
1950–41
 
 
Rhoda W. Benham
[proposal to conserve the generic name Candida]
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–42
 
C.J. Hickman
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–43
 
 
D.P. Rogers
[proposals to conserve generic names]
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–44
 
 
Donald P. Rogers
Proposals for amendment of the International Rules
Mycologia 41:  215-221. 1949                   [Cyberliber]
 
 
 
 
 
 
    - Rolf Singer
      Should Dr. D. P. Rogers’ proposals
         for the regulation for fixing the generic types
            be accepted as published
               in Mycologica 41: 219, 1949?
      Mycologia 42:  195-197. 1950             [Cyberliber]
1950–45
 
 
 
Donald P. Rogers
Proposals for the amendment of Art. 64 of
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
Mycologia 40:  635-637. 1948                   [Cyberliber]
1950–46
 
Botanistes Belges
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–47
 
 
 
W.G. Herter
Weitere Vorschläge zur Abänderung
    der Nomenklaturregeln
Revista Sudamer. Bot. 8:  11-12. 1949       [= 1950–79]
1950–48
 
 
N. Hylander
[mimeographed, without date;
                      proposes a complete replacement of the Rules]
1950–49
 
W.W. Diehl
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–50
 
C.W. Dodge
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–51
 
W.W. Diehl
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–52
 
L.E. Wehmeyer & J.A. Stevenson
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–53
 
 
William W. Diehl
Article 64 and the nomenclature of lichens
Mycologia 41:  89-91. 1949   [= 1950–18]   [Cyberliber]
1950–54
 
C.G. Shaw
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–55
 
G.R. Bisby & J.A. Stevenson
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–56
 
Mycology and Disease Survey, U.S.D.A.
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–57
 
 
L.E. Wehmeyer
[proposal to conserve the generic name Pleospora]
[mimeographed, without date; also incorporated in 1950–20]
1950–58
 
 
J.R. Reeder & R.S. Cowan
[proposals to conserve generic names]
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–59
 
 
L. Johnson & J. Garden
[proposals to conserve generic names]
[typed, without date]
1950–60
 
 
C.E.B. Bremekamp
[proposal to conserve the generic name Acranthera]
1949  [typed]
1950–61
 
 
A.H.G. Alston, F. Ballard & R.E. Holttum
[proposals to conserve generic names]
1949  [typed]
1950–62
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Taxonomists
       [W.H. Camp, H.W. Rickett & C.A. Weatherby,
           the central committee on nomenclature of
              the American Society of Plant Taxonomists]
Proposed changes in the
    International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
Brittonia 7:  [1]-51. 1949
1950–63
 
 
E.L. Little
[proposals to conserve family names]
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–64
 
 
Elbert L. Little, Jr.
A proposal to conserve specific epithets of plants
Phytologia 3:  90-100. 1949                                 [BHL]
1950–65
 
 
Elbert L. Little, Jr.
[proposals to conserve four generic names]
Phytologia 3:  81-86. 1949                                   [BHL]
1950–66
 
 
E.L. Little
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Bryologist 46:  [105]-125. 1943  [included in 1950–62]
1950–67
 
 
E.L. Little
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Madroño 7:  240-251. 1944         [included in 1950–62]
1950–68
 
 
E.L. Little
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Bryologist 52:  1-22. 1949
1950–69
 
Association of Applied Biologists
1949  [typed]
1950–70
 
F.R. Fosberg
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–71
 
 
 
Elbert L. Little, Jr.
Rejection of obscure plant names unaccepted
    within a century
Phytologia 3:  87-89: 1949                                  [BHL]
1950–72
 
 
 
 
 
 
W.H. Camp
Proposals for changes in various portions of
    the International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
       dealing with genetically complicated groups and
          also with horticultural materials
1949  [mimeographed]  [preliminary version?]
[final version in Amer. J. Bot. 37: 31-38. 1950]
1950–73
 
 
Ruth Patrick
[proposals to conserve generic names]
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–74
 
L.E. Wehmeyer
[mimeographed, without date]
1950–75
 
Royal Horticultural Society
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–76
 
Royal Horticultural Society
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–77
 
Royal Horticultural Society
1949  [mimeographed]
1950–78
 
 
 
W.G. Herter
Vorschlaege zur Abaenderung
    der Internationalen Nomenklaturregeln
Revista Sudamer. Bot. 6:  46-46. 1939
1950–79
 
 
 
W.G. Herter
Weitere Vorschläge zur Abänderung
    der Nomenklaturregeln
Revista Sudamer. Bot. 8:  11-12. 1949     [= 1950–47]
1950–80
 
N. Polunin
[typed, without date]
1950–81
 
K. Domin
[typed, without date]
1950–82
 
 
 
E. Janchen
[proposals to conserve generic names]
Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 52:  144-161. 1943 &
Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53:  174-178. 1944
 
 
 
    - C.X. Furtado
      A commentary on the laws of botanical nomenclature
      Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 9: 223-284. 1937   [BHL]
1950–83
 
 
C.X. Furtado
A further commentary on the rules of nomenclature
Gard. Bull. Singapore 12:  311-377. 1949           [BHL]
1950–84
 
H.J. Lam
1950  [typed]
1950–85
 
 
 
D.P. Rogers
[proposals to conserve generic names
    and to list names as nomina confusa]
Farlowia 3:  425-493. 1949                                  [BHL]
1950–86
 
 
M.S. Doty
[proposed lectotypes]
Lloydia 11:  123-138. 1948
1950–87
 
R.E. Holttum
1949  [typed]
1950–88
 
B.K. Boom
1950  [typed]
1950–89
 
Nomenklaturkommission des Schweizerischen Gartenbaues
1950  [typed]

 
Congress

J. Lanjouw, acting Rapporteur général
    Synopsis of proposals

    -  Introduction
       Syn. prop. Stockholm   vii-xii.  1950

    -  List of proposals  
       Syn. prop. Stockholm  xiii-xvi. 1950               [voting form]

    -  [the proposals: 1-82, 83-168, 169-255]
       Syn. prop. Stockholm  1-255. 1950

[J. Lanjouw?]
    Synopsis of proposals, Stockholm     [offer of sale]
    Taxon 1:  36-36.  1952

    [Utrecht conference (picture of participants)]

    [Nomenclature Section (picture of participants)]

J. Lanjouw, Rapporteur général
    The Stockholm 1950 Rules of Botanical Nomenclature
    Taxon 1:     7-8.    1951                       [brief Congress report]

J. Lanjouw, Rapporteur général
    The new rules of typification
    Taxon 1:  19-21.  1951

[J. Lanjouw?]
    Resolutions relating [to] taxonomy of
       the Seventh International Botanical Congress
          (Stockholm - July 1950)
    Taxon 1:  28-28.  1951

J. Lanjouw, Rapporteur général
    [Proceedings]
    Regnum Veg. 1:  457-541. 1953

    -  Section 2, the type method
       Regnum Veg. 1:  541-543. 1953

    -  Final report: committee on the nomenclature
       of cultivated plants  [+ decisions on this topic]
       Regnum Veg. 1:  543-547. 1953

    -  Paleobotanical Nomenclature as accepted by the Congress
       Regnum Veg. 1:  547-548. 1953

    -  Report of the Special Committee for Fungi
          as accepted by the Congress
       Regnum Veg. 1:  549-550. 1953
 

 
Miscellaneous papers

A.S. Hitchcock
    Nomenclatural type specimens of plant species
    Science 21: 828-832. 1905

Charles Schuchert & S. S. Buckman
    The nomenclature of types in natural history
    Science 21: 899-901. 1905

C.X. Furtado
    The nomenclature of types
    Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 9: 285-309. 1937           [BHL]

J. Ewan
    Isotype vs. co-type as designates for duplicate type
    Chron. Bot. 7: 8-9. 1942

S.F. Blake
    Co-type, syntype,
       and other terms referring to type material
    Rhodora 45: [481]-485. 1943                                  [BHL]

G. Troupin
    La terminologie des types en botanique systematique
    Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 82: [57]-66. 1949
 

R.T. Clausen
    On the citation of authorities for botanical names
    Science 88: 299-300. 1938

L.H. Bailey
    “Other observations on binomials”
    Gentes Herbarum 7: 174-178. 1946

H.W. Rickett
    Citation of author’s names in taxonomy
    Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 75: 172-174. 1948
 

A.A. Beetle
    Specific decapitalization
    Chron. Bot. 7: 380-381. 1943

L.H. Bailey
    “Species-names with capital letters”
    Gentes Herbarum 7: 168-174. 1946

N. Polunin
    Specific and trivial decapitalization
    Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 77: 214-221. 1950
 

A.C. Smith
    The principle of priority in biological nomenclature
    Chron. Bot. 9: 114-119. 1945

H.A. Gleason
    On the preservation of well-known binomials
    Phytologia 2: 201-213. 1947  [BHL]

E.L. Little
    A proposal to stabilize plant names
    Phytologia 2: 451-456. 1948  [BHL]

Albert C. Smith
    A legislated nomenclature for species of plants?
    Amer. J. Bot. 36: 624-626. 1949

H. Hjelmqvist
    The conservation of species names
    Bot. Not. 1950: 328-347. 1950
 

C.X. Furtado
    Validity or effectiveness of publication
    Chron. Bot. 3: 336-339. 1937

B.P.G. Hochreutiner
    Validité des publications (a l’occasion d’un article
       de M. Furtado dans Chronica Botanica)
    Candollea 7: 509-517. 1938

C.X. Furtado
    Validating botanical names by referring
       to invalid literature
    Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 10: 162-172. 1938       [BHL]

C.X. Furtado
    Validating a specific epithet under an invalid genus
    Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 44: 256-264. 1938    [rjb]

C.X. Furtado
    Effectiveness of Advance separates                  [rjb.csic]
    Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 46: 269-270. 1939

C.X. Furtado
    Invalid, impriorable, and illegitimate names
    Chron. Bot. 5:  214-215. 1939
 

Landgerichtsrat Dölz
    Botanische Nomenklaturregeln im Spiegel
       unserer Weltanschauung                               [rjb.csic]
    Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 185-191. 1937

O.Schwarz
    Gemeinschaftsgeist und Autorenrechte
       in der botanischen Nomenklatur                   [rjb.csic]
    Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 191-198. 1937

R. Mansfeld
    Problemen der Nomenklaturregeln
    Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 121:  4-13. 1940

A.B. Stout
    The nomenclature of cultivated plants
    Amer. J. Bot. 27:  339-347. 1940

Leon Croizat
    A discussion of new and critical synonymy
       [on the var. typica and on Cymbogon Bequaertii]
    J. Arnold. Arbor. 22:  133-142. 1941                      [BHL]

C.L. Shear
    Conserving names of fungi
    Mycologica 35: 267-271. 1943                      [Cyberliber]

Julian H. Miller
    The starting point for nomenclature of the fungi
    Mycologica 35: 584-589. 1943                      [Cyberliber]

G.R. Bisby
    Nomenclature of fungi
    Mycologica 36: 279-285. 1944                      [Cyberliber]

[...]
    A discussion on the differences in observance
       between zoological and botanical nomenclature
    Proc. Linn. Soc. London 156: 126-146. 1944

N. Hylander
    Nomenclatorische und systematische Studien
       über nordische Gefässpflanzen
    Uppsala Univ. Årsskr. 7: 1-337. 1945

H.K. Airy Shaw
    Typification of new names derived from persons
       or places
    Kew Bull. [1]: 35-39. 1947   [reproduced by permission of
    the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew]

E.E. Sherff
    Symposium on botanical nomenclature
    Amer. J. Bot. 36: 1-32. 1949

R. Mansfeld
    Die Technik der wissenschaftlichen
       Pflanzenbenennung:  Einfuhrung in die
          Internationale Regeln der botanische Nomenklatur
    Akademie-Verlag. Berlin, 1949. 116 pp.

H.W. Rickett & W.H. Camp
    The application and use of botanical names
    Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 77: 245-261. 1950

Charles Gardner Shaw
    Article 57
    Mycologica 42: 325-330. 1950                       [Cyberliber]

T.A. Sprague
    Minutes of the Utrecht conference
    Chron. Bot. 12: 9-53. 1950

E.D. Merrill (Cambridge, Mass.)
    The Cheltenham conference on botanical nomenclature
    Taxon 1:  35-36.  1952

 
 
 
 
 
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