epithet for coastal plain
haldeman at ERSKINE.EDU
Wed May 1 16:03:51 CDT 2002
Coast from Latin costa = rib, side and plain from Latin planus = flat or
level...how about costaplanus? Sort of rolls off your tongue!
Will Fischer wrote:
> "litoralis" means "of the shore", but this may be too limited (i.e.
> enough from the water's edge
> - see "littoral").
> On Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at 09:08 AM, Susan B. Farmer wrote:
> > I have a friend who is looking at a potential new taxon, and he was
> > wondering if there was an epithet meaning "coastal plain." ...
> > -----
> > Susan Farmer
> > sfarmer at goldsword.com
> > Botany Department, University of Tennessee
> > http://www.goldsword.com/sfarmer/Trillium
> Will Fischer wfischer at uts.cc.utexas.edu
> (Not a Latin Scholar)
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