A. Gentileschi movie
Thomas G. Lammers
lammers at FMPPR.FMNH.ORG
Thu May 21 10:28:01 CDT 1998
>Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 10:14:40 -0500
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>To: "Thomas G. Lammers" <lammers at fmppr.fmnh.org>
>From: ldgomez at hortus.ots.ac.cr (Luis Diego Gomez)
>Subject: Re: A. Gentileschi movie
>Tom, Mr. Gray may be wrong. Artemisia was named after Artemis, another name
>of Demeter and variants in grecoroman mythology. That is why in Middle Ages
>literature Artemisia is referred to as mater herbarum, mother of the herbs,
>as well. If you think it appropriate post it in Taxacom.
>>At 01:06 PM 05-20-98 -0500, Byron Adams wrote:
>>>>I was just rereading this post, and I realized that Artemesia is the
>>>>name of a large, important plant genus that contains the wormwoods and
>>>>sage brush. Does anyone know where "artemesia" comes from?
>>According to Gray's Manual of Botany, ed. 8 (1950), Linnaeus named the genus
>>in honor of Artemisia, wife of Mausolus, King of Caria, who erected the
>>Mausoleum (one of the Seven Wonders of the World) in his honor.
>>Thomas G. Lammers
>>Classification, Nomenclature, Phylogeny and Biogeography
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