[uf-discuss] species questions; process: examples questions
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Oct 22 08:14:53 PDT 2006
<b5d3b8c70610220655t2daf368awdbdd364876812355 at mail.gmail.com>, Charles
Roper <charles.roper at gmail.com> writes
>A classic example of one of the differences between plants and species
>is that of the Potato (Solanum tuberosum). Now, Solanum tuberosum is a
>species. Most of the potatos you buy in shops are Solanum tuberosum.
All are, surely (unless you're including "sweet potato", Ipomoea
>You may have noticed noticed the numerous types of potato you can buy.
>These are *varieties*, not species couldn't be accurately marked up
>within a species uF.
This is catered for, in the current proposal, thus:
<span class="biota"> 
<abbr class="binominal" title="Solanum tuberosum">
<span class="variety"> 
 assuming "biota" as the parent category.
 assuming the abbreviation "var" is not used.
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