The name game

Belamcanda chinensis. Or is it Iris domestica? Or Pardanthus chinensis? Or Morea chinensis? Or Ixia chinensis, Gemmingia chinensis, Vanilla domestica or Epidendrum domesticum? Taxonomists have too much time on their hands.

There are more pictures from Saturday’s trip to the botanical garden here.

One thought on “The name game”

  1. “Taxonomists have too much time on their hands”

    Preach it. (Field botanist here and I am STILL salty about the easy-to-spell Aster being largely replaced by the clunky Symphyotrichum)

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