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Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

  • Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 16:02:24 -0500 (CDT)

Species unknown in nature should be treated differently by taxonomy. Thus
far there is no part of evolutionary theory clearly stating HOW to treat
these entities, so they should not be considered as "normal" species, until
such matters have been resolbved. So far they are "evolutionary noise".


----- Original Message -----
From: <Piabinha@aol.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: dinsdag 26 juni 2001 7:55
Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

> In a message dated 6/24/2001 8:36:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> edggon@hotmail.com writes:
> > It is clearly (not so clearly) different from the other
> > species of Xanthosoma, but it probably has its origins associated with
> > humans. Should we consider it an artificial species, or should we
> > it as a species that evolved in some kind of mutualistic relation with
> > human animal? The same with X. riedelianum, X. atrovirens and many other
> >
> aren't many plants totally unknown in the wild?  including pineapple,
> and the common hibiscus.
> tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/orchidspecies

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