cultivar and variety: was Re: Freesia laxa 'Joan Evans'

David Pilling
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 13:25:01 PST

In message <>, 
Jim McKenney <> writes
>I'm not suggesting that you do this, but if we were to divide the total 
>of those instances


> by the number of posts searched


>, I'll bet it would show that by and large we get by pretty well 
>without resorting to calling plants cultivars very often. 

0.04 or 4%

Top word with 185694 uses 'the'.

Top name 8271 'jim'

Top genus 3290 'iris', followed by 'crocus' and then 'crinum'

To put 'cultivar' in context, virus scored 1452, amaryllis 1496, 
greenhouse 1292.

David Pilling
  post: David Pilling, P.O. Box 22, Thornton-Cleveleys, Blackpool. FY5 1LR. UK

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