Re: Hibernaculea = winter resting bud?

Jan Schlauer (
Tue, 15 Aug 1995 12:20:54 +0100


>What is the English name for the hibernaculea that
>the Pinguicula species have during winter?
>Slack calls it winter resting bud. Is this the
>established name?

Winter resting bud (German Winterknospe) would be OK (according to
WEBSTER's dictionary), but the established name is hibernaculum.

>I'm in a discussion with a referee and need more references.

This referee should rather have shivered upon your plural of hibernaculum,
which should be hibernacula.

Kind regards