naming of plants

Jim McKenney
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:49:12 PST
Nathan asked; "So, you would write, "There are many Scilla growing next to those Arum." Correct?"
But for one small quibble, yes. The quibble is that the word Scilla in question is the genus name, with a capital S and italicized. For the word scilla (lower case s and no italics) there is no issue because that word scilla is not Latin, not a name from formal taxonomy, and is not governed by Latin grammar.  
Jim McKenney

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