How do I find Scientific names?
Michael L Roginsky
d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Apr 7 09:24:50 EST 1996
In <DpCwx8.HIz at cix.compulink.co.uk> ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk ("K N and
P J Harris") writes:
>> bionet/plants #816, from frist, 2248 chars, 29 Mar 1996 20:49:47
>> Article: 9337 of bionet.plants
>> Xref: cix.compulink.co.uk bionet.plants:9337 sci.bio.botany:1471
>> From: Brian Fristensky <frist>
>> Newsgroups: bionet.plants,sci.bio.botany
>> Subject: Re: How do I find Scientific names?
>> Date: 29 Mar 1996 20:49:47 GMT
>> Organization: University of Manitoba
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>> Chris Monser <chris at printerworks.com> wrote:
>> >Does anybody know how I can find out what the Scientific
>> >(Genus species) for the Irish plant called "Blackthorn" or the
>> >English "Whitethorn" (a.k.a. simply "Thorn")?
>> One thing to try is the NCBI Taxonomy browser at
>> Just press the button marked "Taxonomy"
>> In this case, a search for 'blackthorn' turned out nil, but
>> thorn turned up three hits, one was a scorpion, and the other
>> two were lily thorn Catesbaea spinosa) and hawthorne (Crataegus
>> I don't know whether either of these might be what you're looking
>> I don't know offhand whether or not the NCBI Taxonomy browser
>> is limited only to species for which at least one sequence
>> appears in GenBank. On the otherhand, there are sequences
>> now from some pretty surprising sources.
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>Prunus spinosa = Blackthorn or Sloe ?
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