User talk:AbeCK

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Taxonomic problems.[edit]

The 2010 paper synonmising Pennisetum and Cenchrus has resulted in complete taxonomic nonsense, which unfortunately has been blindly accepted by online authorities, such as POWO, Hassler and World Flora. MBG/Tropicos is much more circumspect. WS can not make original research and at the moment does not allow taxon pages for comb. ined. I was hoping that by now that the 8/9 Cenchrus sp. ined. would have been corrected, no such luck. Therefore, I apologise for reverting your well meaning blanking and redirecting of Pennisetum. Given the problems we need to raise this at the pump and ask the community for their opinions regarding taxon pages for comb. ined.. It worth noting that IPNI will not accept comb. ined., as there is no formal treatment that follows ICN. Please I beg patience. Andyboorman (talk) 11:55, 17 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Pump Discussion[edit]

Hello. I have started a discussion relevant to the above on the Pump. Please contribute if you wish. Andyboorman (talk) 17:01, 17 February 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Blitum antarcticum[edit]

Hello AbeCK, I had to revert your edits on Blitum antarcticum. According to recent molecular phylogenetic data in Sukhorukov et al. 2018 and Sukhorukov & Zaika 2022, this species belongs to Blitum, not to Oxybasis. The databases are not yet up to date. Kind regards, Thiotrix (talk) 12:11, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Just heard back from POWO and they will be updating very soon and @Thiotrix: is correct. Andyboorman (talk) 14:05, 12 March 2024 (UTC)[reply]