stephenf at netspace.net.au
Tue Jan 9 08:26:18 EST 1996
Rick Young <ryoung at deakin.edu.au> wrote:
>According to the Encyclopaedia Botanica by Frances Bodkin published by
>Angus and Robertson the common name 'dusty miller' is used to describe...
>and growing in my local area in Australia, Spyridium parvifolium.
>I think this highlights the danger of relying on common names when
Thanks for that Rick! - When I posted that question regarding Dusty
Miller it was a PS to a note about the problems of relying on common
names. I didn't think that it would actualy be taken seriously in the
context of the note ...but it was !... and it solicited a host of helpful
thanks for all the replies - they helped prove the point.
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