----- Original Message -----|
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 12:00 AM
Subject: Re: triphyllum colors,.hybridization, intergeneric stuff, etc.
> Hello All--I see that I did prompt some discussion. I am in another group
> where irisman is known --I will try to identify myself each time in this
> group, but I have to learn a new set of habits, then, not too easy at my
> age,(78) where learning a new password is a trial.
> I would hope that nobody would want to pass off hybrids as species, the
> problem of identification is tough enough ,it would appear. Isn't there a
> nomenclatural committee somewhere, (international?) that also has rules
> registering hybrids with known parentage ? Or am I spoiled because of my
> iris associations? The species identification problem with irises is
> troubled also, even after 300 years or so of taxonomic revisions., but
> there's more published, and more , so most of us have better illusions,
> Adam Fikso, 3620 Glenview rd., Glenview, IL USDA Zone 5a -- to -25F
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim McClements, Dover, DE z6"
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 7:13 PM
> Subject: Re: triphyllum colors,.hybridization, intergeneric stuff, etc.
> > In a message dated 3/6/02 3:54:41 PM, irisman@AMERITECH.NET writes:
> > << I also had to ask about the list because different lists have quite
> > different unspoken conventions for answering, or "talking" and I was
> > to find my way, being somewhat intrusive, outspoken, etc
> > >>
> > Having watched this exchange, I would like to point out that most lists
> > suggest that a writer identify himself. Alpine-L, for instance, strongly
> > suggests/requires that one give his/her name and place of residence.
> > difficult to get into the mood to respond to anonymous postings. (If
> > name is really irisman. you have my apologies).
> > Jim McClements, Dover, Delaware, USA