Proper Scientific name

Kenelm Philip fnkwp at
Thu Oct 26 22:10:22 EDT 2000

	Before we go off on a tangent about capitalization of species
epithets, note that the zoological and botanical codes are totally
different in this respect. In botany, patronyms are capitalized (or
were just a few years ago)--in zoology they are not, although it was
done in the more distant past. So plant names are irrelevant to the
discussion about _gillettii_.

							Ken Philip
fnkwp at


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