Protolog is fine for Zoology, too

Jeremy Bruhl jbruhl at METZ.UNE.EDU.AU
Wed Jun 19 10:22:22 CDT 2002

At 19/06/2002 04:05 AMWednesday, you wrote:
>There are lots of possibly superfluous terms for tedious scientific
>concepts. I invented one: mundivagant, meaning that group of plants spread
>worldwide by human activities. Nobody has picked up on it yet, but I use it
>as often as possible, hoping.

In the 1980s Peter Bridgewater used the standard English word
"anthropogenic" to describe such plants; e.g., "the Anthropogenic Flora of


Dr Jeremy J. Bruhl
Associate Professor of Botany
Director, N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium (NE)

School of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management
Faculty of the Sciences
University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351 Australia

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