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Taxonomy Changes

This is a discussion on Taxonomy Changes within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Hello, Does anyone have a link to the major taxonomy changes that have taken place? ...

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    dougroc is offline Senior Member
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    Default Taxonomy Changes

    Hello,

    Does anyone have a link to the major taxonomy changes that have taken place? For instance, I have a Doritis pulcherrima, but I thought I had heard that Doritis and Phaleonopsis were now considered to be the same genus.

    Just wanted to see if any of my plant labels needed cleanup.

    Thanks

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    Ron-NY is offline rothaholic
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    Your are correct that are no plants left in the genus Doritis
    I check these things at the Kew Monocot list
    World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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