plant called ALBA

hitman rspicerGARBAGEMAIL at spacey.net
Fri Mar 3 21:12:19 EST 2000


On Wed, 1 Mar 2000 06:19:36 -0500, "Stephen Jankalski"
<CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote:

>
>Raphiolepis is a genus of flowering shrubs in the Rosaceae.
>
>There are many plants with the epithet "Alba". It is Latin for white.
>
>There is no Raphiolepis alba. The epithet was probably used to denote a
>white flowered cultivar of another species. Where did you find the name?
>
It was on a tag attached to the plant but the nursery didn't have any
info on it. I went to another nursey who said it's Indian Hawthorn.
Does this seem correct and make sense?
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