vernacular names

Jim Croft jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU
Fri Jul 25 09:31:01 CDT 2003


>But are there any examples of these, or is this an urban botanical story?

Why I reminded of a _Juncus nupela_ (after the New Guinea pigin english for
new fellow, new one) recorded for scientific posterity by a well-known
cigar-loving Dutch botanist, whose name escapes me for the moment...  :)

jim

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