Why ii?

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  1. Pitter

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    I see that when a species is named after an individual the name is usually modified to end in "ii". Why is that?
     
  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    The recommendation is in the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (this portion):

     
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    Thank you Daniel. Now I know.
     

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