[Taxacom] Please help identify mystery plant
Vincent, Michael A. Dr.
vincenma at muohio.edu
Tue Jan 29 12:49:07 CST 2008
Sterculiaceae; Firmiana simplex; carpel from fruit
Dr. Michael A. Vincent, Curator
W.S. Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Department of Botany
Oxford, OH 45056 USA
email: vincenma at muohio.edu
Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum.
[Not to know what happened before you were born is to be forever a child.]
M. Tulli Ciceronis Orator Ad M. Brutum 120 (46 B.C.)
From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Monique Reed
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 1:35 PM
To: Taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Subject: [Taxacom] Please help identify mystery plant
An ulabeled Riker mount of an unusual leaf/leaflet was found among some old teaching lab materials in our Biology Department. It looks like a single leaf with reproductive structures on the margins. The venation is also unusual. Does anyone recognize the plant at:
The leaf or leaflet is 6-7 cm long.
Texas A&M University
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