[Taxacom] Lupuli radicibus
m.j.heads at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 15:26:26 CST 2016
it's not 'of' the roots it's 'from' the roots (radicibus).
On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:50 AM, John Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just received an explanation off list - ”Of the roots of [Humulus]
> lupulus” - which is perfect since the moth is root borer. And kind of
> interesting in that this is the first species of its family to be named and
> a host plant along with it.
> John Grehan
> On Sun, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:23 PM, John Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com>
> > I would be most grateful if anyone can clarify the term 'Lupuli
> > radicibus'. This name was given by Linnaeus 1758 following his naming a
> > moth species. The nearest I can find so far is Lupuli flos referring to a
> > herbal substance for hops Humulus lupulus. I was wondering if Linneaus
> > referring to this plant (as a host plant, which is known for the species
> > question).
> > Thanks,
> > John G rehan
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