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Re: T.violaefolium


Pete, it is my understanding that the pronunciation of "ae" is a long "e" (with
the "a" being silent), rather than a long "i".
Jody

Peter Boyce wrote:

> Wilbert, Don, and others
>
> The spelling of epithets containing the conjunction 'ae' (as in
> cannaefolium, violaefolium, etc) is treated as a correctable orthographic
> error in the I.B.C.N. and is transliterated into 'i' (the pronounciation of
> 'ae' being a long 'i'), hence the correct spelling is violifolium,
> cannifolium.
>
> Hope this helps some
>
> Pete
>
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