Post by Joachim Danz on May 17, 2007 22:05:56 GMT 7
It seems to me, in the never ending battle between lumpers and splitters, that the cards stacked towards the splitters for the following reasons: ...
agreed, but with publications getting a response like you see in this thread, the author diminishes or even destroys his scientific reputation in a very short amount of time! And especially when the scientific community, like the one specialized in Nepenthes, is so small that everyone will read and know it...
Maybe I'm already saying the obvious, but I want to note that poorly-conceived publications like the ones that give species names to spurious entities like "N. naquiyuddinii," "N. zakriana," and "N. sharifah-hapsahii" can actually be HARMFUL to the conservation of Nepenthes in the wild.
Organizations that have a certain amount of money budgeted to Nepenthes conservation will have to make decisions on how to spend it. And unless they find out that the bogus names really are bogus, they may end up spending large sums of money protecting a few clumps of plants thinking they're doing a good job, when instead they should have spent money elsewhere protecting real populations of greater importance.
You might think that anyone working on Nepenthes conservation will know that these publications are bad science. But very, very often, conservation plans and species assessments are written by people who have only a passing familiarity with the species or areas being worked on. Embarrassing, but true. This is the case in a world where conservation is underfunded and is often done a little more rapidly than you might prefer.
Bad science is sand in the eyes of those trying to do conservation. As a career conservationist, I do not appreciate those who publish bad science that confuses and complicates my already challenging work.
Post by agustinfranco on May 19, 2007 14:32:38 GMT 7
Technically, there are some species which are relatively new introductions and therefore, need to be studied further. Perhaps those species which managed to get an article published on a high impact factor journal can withstand the test of time. Here is the list
"Nepenthes adrianii"--- Adrian Yusuf 2004 "Nepenthes globosa"--- yet to be published "Nepenthes jamban"--- Chi'en Lee 200? "Nepenthes lingulata"--- Chi'en Lee 200? "Nepenthes naquiyuddinii (Adam & Hamid 2006) "Nepenthes zakriana"---.(Adam & Hamid 2006)
Is Nepenthes hamata hairy really another form of hamata or should it be considered a new species?
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