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Re: SPU: New botanical Iris name

In a message dated 2/25/05 6:34:39 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
waltseed2@yahoo.com writes:

<< People have looked up who first screwed this up, and people have written 
articles about the error.  But is still used sometimes.In this case, the 
convention is to give the chromosome number and provenence of the plant you are 
referring to.   >>

Shouldn't including the authority in the name take care of that? I mean call 
it "'Wheat ishgabbible Whosii" or whatever it was? Not the done thing in wheat?

Not that that will solve the problem of people not keeping up with the 


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