How do I find Scientific names?

Christoph Metelmann chandvel at inet.uni-c.dk
Wed Mar 27 14:35:41 EST 1996


In message Wed, 27 Mar 1996 13:41:54 +0100,
  martin adler <kapib01 at commlink.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de>  writes:

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> On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Chris Monser wrote:
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>> Does anybody know how I can find out what the Scientific designation
>>   (Genus species) for the Irish plant called "Blackthorn" or the
>>   English "Whitethorn" (a.k.a. simply "Thorn")?
>>
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> using some of the German names I have in mind, I propose
>
> "Blackthorn"   is   Prunus spinosa and

***   That is correct   ***

> "Whitethorn"   is   Crataegus monogyna and/or Crataegus laevigata
>

***   Whitethorn does not exist, but Crataegus monogyna is Hawthorn, and
 laevigata is Mudland Hawthorn   ***

> nobody here from the British Isles?
>
> martin adler          kapib01 at uni-tuebingen.de
>

***   Chris   ***



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