Post by Marcello Catalano on Feb 24, 2012 1:13:22 GMT 7
That's a very nice question. The name that is published first is the valid one, and the others are synonyms, but in this case the iter was a bit complicated: N. neglecta was published as a species, but then the only population went extinct and some authors THINK it was probably gracilis x mirabilis, so it's better to leave this taxon out of this. Then ghazallyana and grabilis were used as names to indicate this hybrid, but they were never published. Then N. sharifah-hapsaii was published as a species, but it was later found out to be just gracilis x mirabilis. And yet, this was the first time this hybrid got an officially published name, so that's the right one. The worse sounding name ever.
Post by Marcello Catalano on Feb 24, 2012 17:26:58 GMT 7
as for wikipedia, there's apparently only the Mcpherson' "Pitcher Plants of the Old World" to present this idea on paper. But most of the times these changes are not presented officially with a new article, they are just given as granted. So I guess Stewart only mentions how this ex-species is now considered to be a hybrid by most taxonomists.
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