Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 19:02:06 From: SCHLAUER@chemie.uni-wuerzburg.de To: email@example.com Message-Id: <aabcdefg896$foo@default> Subject: Re: hybrid naming
> if I
> make a Nepenthes hybrid and name it after my name, should I name it
> N.bakemondii or N.bakemondae, or should I put other suffix at the
> end of my name?
Please excuse my ignorance but I do not know if Hagak is a male or
female first name. "bakemondii" would be the correct epithet for a
plant named after a male person, "bakemondiae" for a plant named
after a female person (insertion of an "i" between "bakemond" and the
suffix "- i" or "- ae" is necessary in both cases).
Another possibility would be an adjectival epithet "bakemondiana".
> Is it possible to name simply N.bakemond with no
Not for a taxon. If the hybrid was of horticultural value, it could
be given a cultivar name _Nepenthes_ 'Bakemond'.
> What are the differences between 'ii' and 'ae' or other
> suffix if any?
> If I wish to give it a name legitimately, what
> should I do?
Please consult CPN 27:27-28 (1998) on "The Correct Naming of
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