This should start a thread ...

Michael Vincent vincenma at CASMAIL.MUOHIO.EDU
Wed Feb 17 07:38:13 CST 1999

I am not convinced by any of the arguments that this is a bad thing.
After all, many botanists over the centuries have had patrons, and
many of them have had organisms named after/for them.  Even Linnaeus
did it!

Dr. Michael A. Vincent, Curator    TEL: 513-529-2755
W.S. Turrell Herbarium (MU)        FAX: 513-529-4243
Department of Botany
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056 USA
Email: Vincenma at

More information about the Taxacom mailing list