Bizarre/Interesting/Humorous binomials

Bohmfalk, John jbohmfalk at
Wed Jan 19 08:56:55 EST 2000

Monique and the group:

How about these:
This is a link on the second page, but I couldn't get into it this morning:

Hope these are what you were looking for.


Dr. John Bohmfalk
Associate Professor of Biology
Hastings College
Hastings, NE  68901
jbohmfalk at
(402) 461-7470

> ----------
> From: 	Monique Reed
> Sent: 	Tuesday, January 18, 2000 5:50 PM
> To: 	plant-ed at
> Subject: 	Bizarre/Interesting/Humorous binomials
> In the Great Computer Crash of '99, I lost two bookmarks for pages
> that list odd, funny, unusual, or punny binomials for plants, animals,
> and microbes.  Does anyone on the list happen to have any they can
> post?  We're at the nomenclature stage of teaching grad and undergrad
> systematic botany, and it would liven things up to have some fun
> examples.
> Thanks,
> Monique Reed
> Texas A&M

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