what's flowering now, 2nd full week of August

Max Withers maxwithers@gmail.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:17:37 PDT
James is the patron saint of third declension binomials?

Seriously, the most likely explanation is lack of attention to detail.

And now for a digression on plant names derived from The Tempest...

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Jim McKenney
<jamesamckenney@verizon.net> wrote:
> Kathleen, what is Lilium henryi alba?
> Also, note the genus name is Prospero.
> And that raised a question for me. If one Googles Prospero, one sees many hits where the name is given as Prospero autumanle as if the word Prospero were neuter. I would have expected the word Prospero to be masculine and the name of the plant to be Prospero autumnalis.
> Can anyone explain this?
> Jim McKenney
> _______________________________________________
> pbs mailing list
> pbs@lists.ibiblio.org
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/

More information about the pbs mailing list