katherinae is correct

Zonneveld, B.J.M. (Ben) zonneveld@nhn.leidenuniv.nl
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 02:12:24 PDT
If a plant is named after a person the first step is to make it latin so
Katherine becomes katherina. The next step is to bring it to the second
declination (?)  so katherinae is the correct form. Now the following
question arises: published is kathErinae. However the lady is named

Ben J.M.Zonneveld
Nationaal Herbarium Nederland
POBox 9514
2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
telf 071 5274738
E-mail: Zonneveld@NHN.Leidenuniv.nl

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