Who knows the southern beeches? (was: Marsupials)

Stanley Friesen sarima at netcom.com
Sat Feb 12 19:14:04 EST 1994


In article <2jfmtg$g1b at gaia.ucs.orst.edu> whitcoml at UCS.ORST.EDU (Lynda Whitcomb) writes:
>
>noth, -o (G).  Spurious, illegitimate
>
>Sounds like a "false beech?"  Greek was right it seems...
>
Makes sense, seeing as how it was discovered after Fagus,
and may have been originally classified within Fagus.

By the way, the only species of Nothofagus I have seen 'in life'
was the south-eastern Australian species with the common name
Myrtle Beech.



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