Names on the wiki

Rodger Whitlock
Sat, 09 Jul 2005 07:19:02 PDT
On  7 Jul 05 at 20:56, Diane Whitehead wrote:

> To minimize your work, I suggest one sentence per genus -
> something like this:
> Some former members of this genus are now considered to be
> G____ or H____.

That mis-states the situation. "Are now considered" more or
less implies universal agreement, which may not be the case.

More careful language:

"Botanists X and Y have transferred some members of this genus
to G___ and others to H___. We have used X & Y's names in this

> If you don't find a species you are looking for, check on the
> G_____ page.

That's okay.

Pedantically yours,

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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