[ANSTHRLD] Cardinal Proper

Tim McDaniel tmcd at panix.com
Tue May 3 14:17:26 PDT 2011

On Tue, 3 May 2011, doug bell <magnus77840 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> A cardinal proper has been defined.
> [September 1989 LoAR, R-Ansteorra]
> Dennis Landhammer. Device. Or, a
> cardinal close proper.Since the cardinal is red with some minor
> black markings on the face and ...

Crap.  The male variant of one particular species (in this case, one
of three with "cardinal" in the name) gets labelled with "proper".

At least it's not as bad as "dogwood", where the North American
version seems to be considered the default (I don't know that that was
formally defined), superceded the tree with the same name from

Daniel de Lindocolina
Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com

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