Suggestion: Tag or Sub- tag for Scientific names

Jon Hanna jon at
Mon Feb 3 18:49:56 CET 2003

there is probably some acceptable range of
> pronunciations used by Russian biologists for some plant name (or perhaps
> standard Latin pronunciations are acceptable to any audience)

In school I learnt:

1. You should use the standard Latin pronunciation, this is part of how
binominals work internationally.

2. Nobody learns Latin these days, and hence you needn't really bother
learning the standard Latin pronunciation.


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