Una visión de la obra y el herbario de Rouy a través del género Carex L.

  1. Ana María Molina González
  2. Carmen Acedo 1
  3. Georges Barale 2
  4. Gaëtan Guignard 2
  5. Félix Llamas García 1
  1. 1 Universidad de León

    Universidad de León

    León, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02tzt0b78

  2. 2 UMR 5125 PEPS, CNRS; Campus de la Doua, Bâtiment l’Herbier, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France

ISSN: 0210-7708

Year of publication: 2008

Volume: 28

Issue: 1

Pages: 83-102

Type: Article

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The George Rouy’s work, a famous French botanist, is studied by means of his material and literature of the genus Carex (Cyperaceae). We assess positively the knowledge that he demonstrated of this genus; because of the subgenera differentiated in his treatment, besides the complete synonymy presented for each name and the taxa descriptions. But he splitted excessively the infrageneric classifi cation including too many sections and subsections. Finally, most of the names he proposed are invalid because of his rejection of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature recommendations and rules.