Glossary Term: Heterotypic synonym

In botanical nomenclature a heterotypic synonym (or taxonomic synonym) is a synonym that comes into being when a taxon is reduced in status (“reduced to synonymy”) and becomes part of a different taxon.

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Created: 2018-11-18 02:17:21 PST (-0800)
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