Geoff Read at NIWA.CO.NZ
Sat Sep 6 17:43:12 CDT 2003

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D. wrote:
> Wow.  Arrows???
> Wouldn't just be a LOT easier to adopt the botanical style of author
> citation, e.g., Penstemon hirsutus (L.) Willd.?

Nah. Too cryptic. I like the visual aids.

As he's used them they're just like bullet point markers - a standard
technique everyone uses elsewhere to do lists. Why not in big synonymies?  And
it was a nice touch to make the symbols mean something.

  Geoff Read < at>

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