Nomenclature is essentially the practice of naming.

Irises fall under two codes of naming:

Each has sets of rules that have been created by the world's botanists and horticulturalists respectively

Botanical Nomenclature

Horticultural Nomenclature

For a more detailed history of botanical nomenclature see A History of Botanical Nomenclature by Nicolson in Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden p.33 Vol 78, 1, 1991


-- BobPries - 2014-07-11
Topic revision: r4 - 25 Nov 2021, BobPries
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