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The word botanics seems to be used in different contexts. as a synonym for Botany, the study of plants. The Free Dictionary The singular word, botanic, is considered an adjective of botany by Wikipedia botanical is defined as "a substance obtained or derived from a plant" by Merriam Webster English being such a malleable language I believe that ...


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I disagree as LED lights are "new" for use as plant lights and much of the advice does not carry over to the more traditional light sources such as HPS and fluorescent. My take is the people asking about using LED's as a light source are urban dwellers who would not think to use or look for the grow lamp tag. If we had a tag hierarchy then LED ...


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Weighing in a bit late here, but does any one use Symphyotricum instead of Aster? Hylotelephium instead of Sedum? Lamprocapnos spectabilis instead of Dicentra spectabilis? No. Just because some taxonomist has to write a paper doesn't mean that we need to follow blindly along. We need, IMO, to follow the Horticulture trade in these instances, or we can ...


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I did not know the biologists had been at work and the article you referred to was published in 2014. There are a number of common references to the renaming so I guess it's not unknown. I think your proposal has merit as long as we add information in the dracaena tag that this now includes Sanseveria. Of note: the same web page indicates that "...


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