50 CFR § 23.40 - What are the requirements for a certificate for artificially propagated plants?
(c) U.S. application form. Complete Form 3-200-33 and submit it to the U.S. Management Authority.
(d) Criteria. The criteria in this paragraph (d) apply to the issuance and acceptance of U.S. and foreign certificates. When applying for a U.S. certificate, you must provide sufficient information for us to find that your proposed activity meets all of the following criteria:
|Criteria for a certificate for artificially propagated plants||Appendix of the
|(1) The plant was artificially propagated.||Yes||Yes||Yes||23.64|
|(2) The plant specimen is one of the following:
(i) Was propagated for noncommercial purposes.
(ii) Is part of a traveling exhibition.
(iii) Is a hybrid of one or more Appendix-I species or taxa that is not annotated to treat hybrids as Appendix-I specimens and was propagated for commercial or noncommercial purposes.
|(3) The scientific name of the species is the standard nomenclature in the CITES Appendices or the references adopted by the CoP.||Yes||Yes||Yes||23.23|
|(4) The live plant will be prepared and shipped so as to minimize risk of injury, damage to health, or cruel treatment of the specimen.||Yes||Yes||Yes||23.23|
(e) U.S. standard conditions. In addition to the conditions in § 23.56, you must meet all of the following conditions:
(1) You may not export or re-export a plant (including its parts, products, or derivatives) under this certificate if the plant was removed from the wild or grown directly from a wild seed or spore, except for plants grown from exempt plant materials that qualify as artificially propagated.
(2) You may not export an Appendix-I species that was propagated for commercial purposes under this certificate, except for hybrids of one or more Appendix-I species or taxa that are not annotated to treat hybrids as Appendix-I specimens. (See § 23.47.)