New editions of the Lists of Names of woody plants and perennials
The new editions (2016-2020) of the List of Names of woody plants and the List of Names of perennials contain more than 12,000 new names.
They are preferred names, synonyms and commercial names of almost 45,000 woody plants and 24,000 perennials, and they are the official names of the commercial range of nursery stock in Europe and largely the United States.
Most important changes:
Addition of more than 12,000 new names (8,500 woody plants and 3,500 perennials).
Various taxonomic changes in names after consultation with trade and industry.
The status of protection by Plant Breeders’ rights has been added to around 7,000 cultivars.