It is time to get moving on this. Our
application for has been approved by the International Cultivar Registration
Authority, and now we have to perform.
Cultivar registration in a few
WHY: I want to see it happen so that cultivar names
are a matter of record (and also eventually get tied to a reference site
available to all, with descriptions and images.
WHEN: The time to start is now ? RIGHT
WHERE: There is a great, simple form to apply
for registration of a name on Aroid-l in the cultivar
WHAT: Any plant that seems significantly
different and holds the difference when propagated
HOW: The cultivar name, or epithet, is submitted
on the application for registration. It must be in a non-latinised form, and
must sooner or later be published in print form associated with a description
and preferably an image.
The epithet is then established by this publication.
If the application is approved, but the epithet has not otherwise been
established, the publication requirement will be met by a suitable entry in
will then follow and lists of registered names will be published in hard-copy
from time to time, and will also be displayed on the website. Simple,
WHO: You, of course. This is only effective if the
breeders and propagators support it.
Right now, I need help from volunteers familiar with a
genus who can check the lists already available on Aroid-l, add any missing
names, and give me the place and date of publication of any names that you can
We are ready to go. Please be part of