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Proposal to conserve the name Rosa bridgesii against R. yainacensis, R. calvaria, R. covillei, R. crenulata, and R. myriadenia (Rosaceae)
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Authored by Barbara Ertter
Barbara Ertter explains why the name Rosa bridgesii Crépin ex Rydberg should be "conserved" (a technical term meaning allowed as an exception to the rules of taxonomic nomenclature) for a "relatively well-defined dwarf rose characteristic of mid-montane forests of the western Sierra Nevada and Cascade Range of California and southern Oregon" to which many different names have been given by botanists.
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Published in Taxon 56(3), Aug. 2007:962-964, available online without charge from Taxon, the International Association for Plant Taxonomy.
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