Centres of origin

P.Hovenkamp Hovenkamp at NHN.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Tue Apr 23 14:45:32 CDT 2002


At 11:14 PM 4/22/02 +1000, Jim Croft wrote:
>>So if I try to explain the currently pantropical
>>distribution of, say, Nephrolepis multiflora to the best of my ability and
>>on basis of the currently accepted knowledge, I am participating in a
>>metaphysical research program?
>
>Absolutely!
>
>*anything* to do with taxon boundaries, species concepts and identification
>in Nephrolepis is both metaphysical and mephistophelian ...
>
>'Tis the Devil's genus... repent now!   :)

Found out! :-(

Peter




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