No more Ziziphus zizyphus?
Some of you may have seen this in the comments, but I figure I would elevate it to a more visible position. Reader Christopher Taylor (who, judging by his two blogs, is way more qualified to comment on systematics than I am) sent along the following article in response to my earlier story on the Latin binomial for the jujube:
Proposal to conserve the name Ziziphus jujuba against Z. zizyphus (Rhamnaceae) (Taxon)
As I have said before, my personal leanings in taxonomy are based solely on sentiment and entertainment value (though from an objective standpoint I can see the value of well-done taxonomy) so you know where I come down in this argument...