Masson- was Re: masoniorum?

Jim McKenney
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 13:04:59 PDT
I had a good nap this afternoon, and as sometimes happens after a good nap I
had an Oops-moment. 

The explanation I gave for the specific epithet massoniana was incorrect. 

The word massoniana is based on the name Masson, not on the name of the
genus Massonia. The suffix -iana is the standard way of making a family name
which ends in a consonant into a Latin-form adjective. 

Sorry to add to your confusion, Roy. I though I was helping. 

Jim McKenney

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