Valid name (botany)
In botanical nomenclature, a valid name is a name that meets the requirements in the "
ICBN" for valid publication. Valid publication of a name represents the minimum requirements for a botanical nameto exist: therefore a botanical name inescapably is always valid. If a name is not validly published then it is not a botanical name. Thus an "invalid name" is not a botanical name: as far as the "ICBN" is concerned an invalid name has the same status as a common name, a vernacular name, etc. That is: it has no status.
Nevertheless invalid names are somewhat in use, this may occur when a taxonomists finds and recognises a
taxonand thinks of a name, but delays in publishing this in an adequate manner. A common reason for this is that a taxonomist intends to write a " magnum opus" that provides an overview of the group he is working on, rather than a series of small papers. In practice this causes problems.
valid name (zoology)
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