BSBI List of British & Irish Vascular Plants and Stoneworts

This is a copy of the BSBI's comprehensive, dynamic, synonymised checklist of British and Irish vascular plants and stoneworts. It includes accepted scientific names, good synonymy, vernacular names and Kent numbers for higher plants and stoneworts that o

This version is maintained and is based upon a copy of the BSBI database obtained from Richard Gornall. Updates are retrieved from http://www.bsbi.org.uk/html/database.html

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ID number:
NHMSYS0000436459
Authority:
Botanical Society of the British Isles
Version:
1
Last updated:
02 December 2011 
Glossary
Synonym:
are different scientific names that pertain to the same taxon, for example two names for the same species. One basic principle of zoological nomenclature is that the earliest correctly published and available name (the senior synonym) takes precedence and must be used for the taxon, if no other restrictions interfere.
Common name:
A common name of an organism (also known as a vernacular name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, or farmer's name) is a name in general use within a community; it is often contrasted with a scientific name.
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