personal nomenclature matter pbs vol 89 issue 40

Dell Sherk
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:14:25 PDT

There is that crinum species with the interminable, unpronounceable name:
Crinum razafindratsiraea Lehmiller


Jim Shields wrote:

My favorite nomenclatural conundrums involve botanists with Russian or 
other names transliterated from the Cyrillic alphabet by German 
botanists.  Fortunately, I cannot think of any concrete examples at the

Jim Shields

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