Fw: Nomenclature

Pacific Rim paige@hillkeep.ca
Mon, 11 Jul 2005 11:36:44 PDT
> Calochortus westoni when first described was spelled thus.  It has morphed
> into C. westonii, repeated in recent articles and even in the Jepson 
> Manual.
> What gives?  The same applies to C. gunnisoni, now spelled C. gunnisonii.

Hello, Diana and all. A copy of the latest (1999) version of the 
International Code of Botanical Nomenclature will be found at 
Be sure to copy the complete getline into your browser. It ends at  ".htm".

Chapter VII covers spelling and gender.

With best wishes

Paige Woodward

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