[Taxacom] Land plant taxon has been renamed
johnm at rom.on.ca
Wed Oct 24 03:40:22 CDT 2012
Yes, Jim -- I did think that others would have a different image of "plantain" which is why I added "temperate, weedy" !! Cheers, John
>>> Jim Croft 10/24/12 2:39 AM >>>
You can't convince me... I _know_ a plantain is a banana. The code _must_ be ammended to reflect this universal truth...
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Curtis Clark wrote:
> On 2012-10-23 2:12 AM, John McNeill wrote:
>> as in the need to use the family name Plantaginaceae evocative of the temperate weedy plantains for Veronica and other former members of the Scrophulariaceae
> Veronica and Penstemon are just pretty plantains. :-)
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