Botanical nomenclatural query

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Mon Apr 1 14:49:35 CST 2002

Thank you, John.  Always a pleasure to be backed up by the Vice-Chairman of
the committee in charge of the ICBN!  I find the Code to be like the
Bible:  Everyone has very fervent beliefs about what it says (general
supporting what they are already inclined to do), but few bother to crack
it open and actually read the thing.

At 02:49 PM 4/1/02 -0500, John McNeill wrote:
>It is really rather extraordinary that such a simple, if perhaps a little
>unusual, question should generate so much discussion.  The matter was
>clearly and fully answered by Tom Lammers in the first response.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA

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Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and biogeography
of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

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