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RE: Change in registered cultivar name

I guess we all still learn something new every day!!!
Thanks for the info,

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>Actually, the cutoff Pete Ruh mentioned was 1959 (year the first Code 
>published).  As you can see from the article below the rule does apply 
>all Latin words except in the case of a name of an ancient Roman person 
>place. The rules of The International Code of Nomenclature for 
>Plants apply to all cultivated plants, not just hosta, and are not just 
>the applied by the AHS.
>"17.9.  To be established, a new cultivar epithet published on or after 
>January 1959 must be a word or words in a modern language (except as
>otherwise required under Art. 17.3); Latin words or words which may be
>considered to be Latin, and thus are liable to cause confusion, may not 
>used unless they are the classical name of an ancient Roman person, or 
of a
>place." (ICNCP 1995)
>I do agree that Magna Cum Laude is not likely to be confused with a 
>David Stevenson
>Hosta Registrar
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-hosta-open@mallorn.com
>> [mailto:owner-hosta-open@mallorn.com]On Behalf Of Chris Weiss
>> Sent: Monday, January 18, 1999 5:52 PM
>> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
>> Subject: Re: Change in registered cultivar name
>> According to Pete Ruh,  the AHS has this rule against Latin names 
>> you can provide proof that the plant was found before 1969 (I'm not 
>> the relevance of this date).  The confusion comes in when people 
>> Latin names that coincide with names of other species of plants 
>> hostas.  Then the AHS applies this rule to every Latin word 
>> it may not be used in any Latin based plant name.  Magna Cum Laude, 
>> example contains three Latin words all of which would probably never 
>> used in any other plant across the board but since they are Latin 
>> are rejected.  I hope I did not confuse everyone with all this...if I
>> did email me and I will try to better explain.
>> Chris
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