IAPT - International Association for Plant Taxonomy


The following editions of the Code are no longer effective. They have all been superseded by the Shenzhen Code (2018).

International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants

The text of the Melbourne Code (2012) is available online in English, Chinese, French, Korean and Spanish.

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature

The text of the Vienna Code (2006) is available online in English.

The text of the Saint Louis Code (2000) is available online in English and Slovak.

The text of the Tokyo Code (1994) is also available online in English, German and Slovak.


by International Association for Plant Taxonomy. This page last updated 15 June 2018.