Name: Langermannia Rostk.
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Genus

Status: Deprecated

Name: Langermannia

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Rostk.

Citation: Langermannia Rostk. in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl., sect. 3, 5: 23. 3-9 Nov 1839.

Preferred Synonyms:Calvatia Fr.

Misspellings: Clavatia

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The name Langermannia should not be used, since the name Calvatia has been conserved by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. see http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm and scroll down to “Appendix III Nomina generica conservanda et rejicienda” which translates as “Conserved and rejected scientific names”

You will see that the name Calvatia has been conserved over Langermannnia, so according to the rules of the ICBN, we should always use Calvatia as the genus name, not Langermannia.

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