[Taxacom] Nolanaceae

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at uwosh.edu
Fri Nov 2 10:51:02 CDT 2007

At 10:28 AM 11/2/2007, you wrote:
>Anyone out there happen to know the common English name for the family

Since it largely occurs in non-English speaking parts of the world, I don't 
think it has one; it's usually just called "The Nolana Family."  Though I 
seem to recall it makes Solanaceae paraphyletic, so perhaps we';d best call 
it "the Nightshade Family."

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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