Lapeirousia season

Jim McKenney
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 08:41:09 PST
Mark wrote "The 'Y' spelling was originally an error by Pourret's (1788) artist,continued by Ker (1802 and 05), and finally corrected in 1955 by Lawrence."

Mark, that's interesting, but I wonder if there is more to the story. For instance, you can see the cover page of La Peyrouse's Histoire Abrégrée des Plantes des Pyrénées here:…

And the name is spelled Peyrouse. This was published posthumously. 

Do you know what the basis was for Lawrence's correction? 

Jim McKenney

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