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Re: species

In a message dated 2/20/02 1:58:57 PM, butch.graves@sev.org writes:


    I am a volunteer at the Toledo Botanical Gardens.  we have an hosta area

for species.  Can anyone tell me

    how many species of hosta exist??  We are trying to get as complete a

collection as possible; however I

    think we already have some listed as species that are not.  Thanks for the


    butch graves

    Sylvania, OH


Mr. Graves,

Please let me be the first to request a copy  of  your list of Species when 
you have it compiled. I do not have the mental capacity to wade through that 
mess.  I see in todays e-mail where Zonneveld says there are 23 good hostas. 
HUMMMN.  In the Hosta Library there is a list of 40 compiled by Clyde 
Crockett.  Following it is a "This is a list of all species and authors" 
submitted by Zonneveld. From here, let us go to page 19 and 20 0f the Hosta 
Handbook where we have a list of 39 hosta species by Maekawa. On page 21and 
22  we find 43 species by W. George Schmid. Which is followed by 16 botanical 
varieties or forms? This is followed by 31 species that were reduced to 
cultivars. Surely there must be other lists somewhere.

I to, at times, become quite listless.  During one on those moments I sorted 
out three lists: They are 81 Registered Species, 19 Specie unregistered.  and 
51 Specie mutations.  The list needs to be shook up again and see where each 
one might be classified. I have put the job of sorting out the 'Good Species' 
The 'Bad Species' etc. on the back burner.  Now is the time for those experts 
on this subject to step forward and give us their list of species.  Come on 
now, let us all shine a little light on the subject.

Mike Lemke
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