Eranthis hyemails 'Guinea Gold'
Tue, 18 Mar 2008 16:39:23 PDT
On 19 Mar 08, at 7:54, Paul T. wrote:

> Does the "aff" tag fit here?  Never quite sure how it is 
> applied.  Always think of it as meaning "related to" or "possibly"
> when I see it in naming.

Try "looks a lot like X." The qualifying phrase "to me" is implicit, 

AFAIK (as far as I know) "aff" is used for as-yet unidentified 
plants. It serves as a rough description by reference to another, 
known species that it resembles reasonably closely.

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

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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