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Bulletin of the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)  Bull. Au. C. P. Soc.
Language  English
Frequency  Quarterly
Discipline  Botany
Publication history  1982–2003
Bulletin of the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society
Publisher  Australian Carnivorous Plant Society (Australia)

The Bulletin of the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society was a quarterly periodical and the official publication of the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society. Established in April 1982 as Bulletin / South Australian Carnivorous Plant Society, it continued publication until 2003. In a special general meeting of society members, in September 2004, it was decided the bulletin would cease publication. Typical articles included matters of horticultural interest, field reports, literature reviews, and scientific studies. The headquarters was in Adelaide.

Taxon names

The bulletin published a number of taxonomic changes by botanist Allen Lowrie, including the transfer of Utricularia westonii to the genus Polypompholyx and the reduction of Drosera praefolia to a subspecies of Drosera whittakeri. The bulletin also originated the names Drosera henryana (a nomen nudum for the hybrid D. capensis × D. aliciae) and Sarracenia leucophylla var. pubescens (also a nomen nudum).

The bulletin originated the cultivar name Nepenthes 'Fulgent Koto' and provided descriptions for the cultivars Nepenthes 'Aichi', Nepenthes 'Nagoya', Nepenthes 'Suzue Kondo', and Nepenthes 'Tokuyoshi Kondo'.

References

Bulletin of the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society Wikipedia


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