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Generic Name: plural form

CEMahan@aol.com wrote:
> I won my argument with the editor over use of the form "I. albertii" 
> of "I. Albertii---Hortus 3 was her source, but I cited decision to use lower case for all species names which are latinized versions of peoples
> names---but alas, I can find no authority for the "Ii.")  Clarence

I. too, have had no luck in consulting several books on plant names and 
it occurs to me that the answer may not be horticultural but rather the 
adaption of current writing practice: pp for pages for instance.

Paul Richardson, Upper Hutt, New Zealand

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