pronounciation of english

John C. MacGregor
Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:57:39 PDT
On Jul 27, 2010, at 1:12 AM, Zonneveld, B.J.M. (Ben) wrote:

> By the way those that insist on keeping close to the English name of a
> person seem to forget that there are  people speaking other languages
> after whom plants are named How do you handle these?

You pronounce the commemorated name as closely as possible to the way  
the bearer of the name pronounced it in his/her original language-- 
then add the latinized ending.  This approach works no matter what  
language you are dealing with!

John C. MacGregor
South Pasadena, CA 91030
USDA zone 9   Sunset zones 21/23

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