hybrids and synonymy

Frederick J. Peabody fpeabody at SUNFLOWR.USD.EDU
Wed Nov 27 10:14:54 CST 1996


FWIW I have used the word "cross" and not "times" or "-x-."

Frederick J. Peabody
Associate Professor of Botany
University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD  57069  USA
fpeabody at sundance.usd.edu

On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, John Nelson wrote:

> Friends:
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>     Professor Jensen sez:
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>  "Now it is designated as Quercus x heterophylla Michaux, and it is
> not treated as a  synonym of either parent."
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>     I'm sort of wondering what yalls thoughts are on the
> PRONUNCIATION or otherwise verbalized disposition of the "X". As
> at a meeting, standing up in front of a bunch of people. I believe
> there are various ways in which this is attempted, and some make more
> sense than others--
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>     John Nelson
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> John B. Nelson
> Curator of the Herbarium (USCH)
> Department of Biological Sciences
> University of South Carolina
> Columbia SC 29208
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> nelson at biol.sc.edu
> 803-777-8196 phone
> 803-777-4002 fax
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