In an effort to speed up the process of officially recognizing new plants species, botanists will no longer have to write long, cumbersome, Latin descriptions. "With the new rules, the scientific names for new species will still be Latinized, but the description can be in English." Check out the full article at Conservation Magazine's website: Et tu, Linnaeus?
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