personal nomenclature matter pbs vol 89 issue 40

J.E. Shields
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 12:19:26 PDT
Yes.  Dr. Lehmiller's guide in Madagascar was named Mr. Razafindratsiraea 
when this species was discovered, so this epithet is a noun in nominative 
case.  You have to ask Dave Lehmiller how to pronounce it!  You couldn't 
force me at gun-point to go some of the places Dave Lehmiller has happily 
gone hunting plants.  (Well, maybe to Namibia....)

Jim Shields

At 01:56 PM 6/29/2010 -0500, you wrote:
> From Madagascar?
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Dell Sherk" <>
>To: "'Pacific Bulb Society'" <>
>Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:14 PM
>Subject: Re: [pbs] re personal nomenclature matter pbs vol 89 issue 40
>>There is that crinum species with the interminable, unpronounceable name:
>>Crinum razafindratsiraea Lehmiller
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