Arecaceae/Ericaceae

Scott Shumway Scott_Shumway at wheatonma.edu
Mon Nov 25 14:49:01 EST 1996


In my quest to understand and speak the foreign language of botany,  what
is the difference in pronunciation of Arecaceae (Palm family) and Ericaceae
(Heath family)?

When I try it they come out sounding the same.  This may be a challenge for
the email medium!  Thanks.

Scott Shumway
Dept. of Biology
Wheaton College
Norton, MA 02766
508-286-3945
"Scott_Shumway at WheatonMa.edu"





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