Re: 2 Philodendron translations


At 06:42 PM 1/7/97 -0600, you wrote:
>2 more name translations.  These also come from the Huntington.
>Could someone please translate Philodendron 'Evansii' and
>Philodendron 'Imbe' to species names?  My guess would be the
>the first is a cultivar of Selloum, but I'd like to know for
>sure.  As long as I'm asking, could anyone confirm Philodendron
>Sagittifolium as a current name?
>
>I took some pictures while I was there with the idea of starting
>a photo album of aroids I've seen and I'd like to get the
>labels right.
>
>Thanks,
>Todd
>
>BTW, a quick(?) response the "?" response to my naming standards
>question:  I noticed at the Huntington, every name tag has a
>number on it (in addition to name).  That number seemed to
>be a unique identifier of the species (maybe up to cultivar?).
>I remember reading a while back in the "How to permanently
>label a plant" thread someone mentioning that they used numbers
>(with the side effect of reducing handwriting problems :) ).
>I thought it would be convenient if everyone used the same
>numbering scheme so even if a Rhaphidophora Decursive becomes
>a Philodendron ?, I could still keep the same number on the
>plant and even have someone else know what the number meant
>if the plant changed hands a few times and the name changed
>a few more times too.  If that's clear, then the rest of
>my message was basically just a matter of implementation
>details.
>
>
>I thought P evansii was an hybrid by Bill Evans, the man who designed
Busch Gardens and so forth.
Hermine


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