How do I find Scientific names?
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:
> On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Chris Monser wrote:
>> 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")?
> 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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