Bryophyllum plants and animals

Janice M. Glime jmglime at
Fri Nov 1 20:40:29 EST 2002

Unfortunately, something can be both an animal name and a plant name; for
example, Ephemerella is a mayfly and also a moss.  I have found other
examples but can't remember them.  The two sets of nomenclature are
independent, unless something has changed recently that I am unaware of.

 Janice M. Glime, Professor  
 Department of Biological Sciences
 Michigan Technological University
 Houghton, MI 49931-1295
 jmglime at
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