n Acta Juridica - A Rose is a Rose but is an 'Acacia' an 'Acacia'? Global administrative law in action : intellectual property and GMO issues in global administrative law : part III

Volume 2009, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1346
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2088



At the Plenary Session of the XVII International Botanical Congress ('IBC'), held in Vienna in 2005, the IBC operating under the auspices of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy ('IAPT') decided to re-assign the name , a tree species that occurs throughout the world, to three segregate genera. According to the new classification suggested by modern taxonomic evidence, the name henceforth would be retained for the sub-genus of located in Australia where it would be used mainly for Australian wattles.

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