[Taxacom] Somewhat OT, was Re: New species of the future
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Wed Oct 30 00:22:39 CDT 2013
On 2013-10-29 10:02 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> As a noun in apposition, that would be fine (i.e. naming it after the
> drink), but as an adjective it would have to be pepsicolaris (or
> pepsicolare if genus is neuter), which loses something of the
> effervescence of the name!
I would *never* use it as an adjective. We botanists are hide-bound (or
would that be periderm-bound).
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