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classical
a) Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.

Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get; what you get is classical alpha-taxonomy which is, very largely and for sound reasons, in disrepute today.

b) Of or pertaining to established principles in a discipline.

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