The Melbourne Code contains agreed rules on the nomenclature of organisms.
Electronic version of the original English text, adopted by the Seventeenth International Botanical Congress. Vienna, Austria, July 2005.
The XVIII International Botanical Congress held in Melbourne, Australia in July 2011 made a number of very significant changes in the rules governing what has long been termed botanical nomenclature, although always covering algae and fungi as well as green plants. This edition of the Code embodies these decisions