John Bryan
Thu, 15 Dec 2005 09:54:14 PST
Thanks Rodger;

I was about to write the same! Cheers and the best of good wishes for
all over the Holiday Season. John E. bryan

Rodger Whitlock wrote:
> On 14 Dec 05 at 9:51, Rachel Saunders wrote:
> > All Albucas are now Ornithogalums - it has been published.
> A reminder that such a name change is NOT legislation and you are NOT required to
> follow it. The names have been validly published in Albuca and those combinations
> remain valid.
> Publication of a botanical name or re-name isn't like Moses coming down from Mt. Sinai
> with the tablets of the law.
> The proof of the pudding is whether the botanical community, in its infinite wisdom,
> ultimately adopts the proposed generic reassignment, but even then the older names in
> Albuca are still valid.
> --
> Rodger Whitlock
> Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
> Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
> on beautiful Vancouver Island
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