[Taxacom] Ethiopian versus Afrotropical

Thomas Lammers lammers at uwosh.edu
Wed Aug 13 15:19:18 CDT 2008

----- Original Message -----
From: John Grehan <jgrehan at sciencebuff.org>

> the older Ethiopian name has some bad historical (racial) connotations, etc.<

Hm.  I wonder how the folks in Ethiopia feel about that, learning that their nation's name is a no-no word ...

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

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


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