Taxonomic Literature, Edition 2 and its Supplements (TL-2)

“TL-2 is the premier publication of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT) and its online version was made possible by the generous cooperation of the IAPT. In its print form, TL-2 is a 15 volume guide to the literature of systematic botany published between 1753 and 1940. It is organized by author and includes numbered entries for the author's publications. Suggested abbreviations for use in taxonomic publications are provided: abbreviations for the author's name, short titles and abbreviations of the short titles for publications. TL-2 is the standard by which authors' names and titles should be abbreviated.”

prior standard 1976
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Header section

Title
Taxonomic Literature, Edition 2 and its Supplements (TL-2)
Permanent IRI (for citations and links)
http://www.tdwg.org/standards/111
Publisher
Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)
Ratified
1976
Status
Prior standard
Abstract
TL-2 is the premier publication of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT, https://www.iaptglobal.org/ ) and its online version (http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/ ) was made possible by the generous cooperation of the IAPT. In its print form, TL-2 is a 15 volume guide to the literature of systematic botany published between 1753 and 1940. It is organized by author and includes numbered entries for the author's publications. Suggested abbreviations for use in taxonomic publications are provided: abbreviations for the author's name, short titles and abbreviations of the short titles for publications. TL-2 is the standard by which authors' names and titles should be abbreviated.
Bibliographic citation

International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 1976. Taxonomic Literature Standard. IUBS Commission for Plant Taxonomic Databases (TDWG) http://www.tdwg.org/standards/111

Parts of the standard

This standard is comprised of 15 documents.

Documents:

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 1)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v1/
Created: 1976
Last modified: 1976
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors A-G. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1976. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 1). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v1/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 2)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v2/
Created: 1979
Last modified: 1979
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors H-Le. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1979. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 2). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v2/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 3)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v3/
Created: 1981
Last modified: 1981
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors Lh-O. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1981. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 3). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v3/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 4)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v4/
Created: 1983
Last modified: 1983
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors P-Sak. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1983. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 4). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v4/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 5)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v5/
Created: 1985
Last modified: 1985
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors Sal-Ste. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1985. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 5). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v5/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 6)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v6/
Created: 1986
Last modified: 1986
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors Sti-Vuy. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1986. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 6). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v6/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 7)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v7/
Created: 1988
Last modified: 1988
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Richard S. Cowan (author)
Publisher: Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema
Abstract: Authors W-Z. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and R. S. Cowan. 1988. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (Second edition, vol. 7). Bohn, Scheltema, and Holkema. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/v7/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 1)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s1/
Created: 1992
Last modified: 1992
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors A-Ba. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 1992. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 1). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s1/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 2)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s2/
Created: 1993
Last modified: 1993
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors Be-Bo. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 1993. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 2). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s2/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 3)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s3/
Created: 1995
Last modified: 1995
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors Br-Ca. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 1995. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 3). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s3/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 4)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s4/
Created: 1997
Last modified: 1997
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors Ce-Cz. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 1997. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 4). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s4/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 5)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s5/
Created: 1998
Last modified: 1998
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors Da-Di. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 1998. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 5). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s5/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 6)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s6/
Created: 2000
Last modified: 2000
Contributors:
Frans A. Stafleu (lead author)
Erik A. Mennega (author)
Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books
Abstract: Authors Do-E. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Stafleu, F. A. and E. A. Mennega. 2000. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 6). Koeltz Scientific Books. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s6/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 7)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s7/
Created: 2008
Last modified: 2008
Contributors:
Laurence J. Dorr (author)
Dan H. Nicolson (author)
Publisher: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.
Abstract: Authors F-Frer. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Dorr, L. J. and D. H. Nicolson. 2008. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 7). A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s7/

Title: Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 8)
Permanent IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s8/
Created: 2009
Last modified: 2009
Contributors:
Laurence J. Dorr (author)
Dan H. Nicolson (author)
Publisher: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.
Abstract: Authors Fres-G. Taxonomic Literature: a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types, also known as TL-2, is an indispensable and essential resource that supports the research of systematic botanists and zoologists. In addition, TL-2 is an important reference tool in the science information field for librarians and information professionals working in Botany and other life sciences. Its coverage is international providing bibliographic analyses of works in many languages including English, French, German, and Latin. Overall, TL-2 provides the most comprehensive bibliographical and biographical coverage for systematic botany literature published between 1753 and 1940.
Note: See http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/tl-2/history.cfm for introduction.
Citation: Dorr, L. J. and D. H. Nicolson. 2009. Taxonomic Literature : A Selective Guide to Botanical Publications and Collections with Dates, Commentaries and Types (supp. 8). A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G. http://rs.tdwg.org/tl/doc/s8/