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List of botanists by author abbreviation (W–Z)

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**Group 1: General Information on Botanists by Author Abbreviation**
– List follows Brummitt & Powell (1992) guidelines
– Recommended in Rec. 46A Note 1 of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants
– Updated online on The International Plant Names Index and Index Fungorum
– Author abbreviations may include full surnames or initials

**Group 2: Organization and Order of Entries**
– Entries ordered alphabetically by characters in the abbreviation
– Capitalization and non-alphabetic characters are disregarded
– Diacritical marks are also ignored
– List split across pages due to length, with search limited to a single page

**Group 3: Botanists – W**
– Includes botanists like W.A.Archer, W.D.Francis, and Weakley
– Provides brief biographical information for each botanist listed under ‘W’

**Group 4: Botanists – Y and Z**
– Features botanists such as Yakovlev, Yasuda, and Zabel
– Includes birth and death years for each botanist listed under ‘Y’ and ‘Z’

**Group 5: Additional Resources and References**
– Mentions resources like IPNI search and Authors of Fungal Names
– Includes references to publications and memorials related to botanists
– Provides information on specific botanists like Zimm. and Z.Iwats.

This is an incomplete list of botanists by their author abbreviation, which is designed for citation with the botanical names or works that they have published. This list follows that established by Brummitt & Powell (1992). Use of that list is recommended by Rec. 46A Note 1 of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. The list is kept up to date online at The International Plant Names Index and Index Fungorum.

In some cases an "author abbreviation" consists of a full surname, while in other cases the surname is abbreviated and/or accompanied by one or more initials. There is no space between the initials and the surname (or its abbreviation).

Order of entries edit

The list here is maintained strictly in order of the alphabetic characters in the abbreviation; thus "A.B.Jacks." appears under "A" not "J", and is located as if the characters were "ABJACKS". Capitalization is ignored as are all non-alphabetic characters such as "." and space. Diacritical marks are also ignored, so that, e.g., "ü" is treated as if it were "u".

Navigation edit

Because of its length, the list is split across separate pages. All alphabetic sections can be accessed from the short table of contents; the vertical bars show the page divisions. Searching will only find an entry within a page.

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