Re: [aroid-l] Typhoniums linked
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Typhoniums linked
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 18:35:24 +0100
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You are absolutely right. Us taxonomists make life complicated at times. On
the other hand, plant people are inherently conservative in this, not
appreciating the scientific dynamics of taxonomy, which after all IS
science. What would happen if scientific developement stopped? (I don't
expect a smart-ass answer to this!!!!!!! o.k.!!!!!)
Congrats with your Sauromatum labels! Don't throw 'em away just yet!!!!!!!!
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]Namens Rand Nicholson
> Verzonden: donderdag 6 februari 2003 16:43
> Aan: email@example.com
> Onderwerp: Re: [aroid-l] Typhoniums linked
> Dear Lord P.:
> Speaking for those of us who still have their old Sauromatum labels
> laying about on their benches ...
> I'm glad people don't have to name their kids the way taxonomists
> name plants. ;-)
> Still: "A rose by any other name would ..." er never mind.
> >Sauromatum, dear, was finished off by me and Peter Boyce in
> Aroideana. Don't
> >you read your literature??????? In my introduction on the
> Typhonium page, I
> >state that Typhonium may have to be cut up in smaller groups
> and that means
> >that T. venosum may end up being a group of its own again,
> in which case the
> >name Sauromatum has to be re-instated.
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> >> Van: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> [mailto:email@example.com]Namens MJ Hatfield
> >> Verzonden: woensdag 5 februari 2003 1:41
> >> Aan: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Onderwerp: Re: [aroid-l] Typhoniums linked
> >> The Typhonium photos are wonderful. Great to have them linked.
> >> But what do you mean..."Sauromatum may be resurrected?"
> >> MJ