Walter Buzina walter.buzina at
Thu Apr 2 18:19:34 EST 1998

John Koerber schrieb:

> I am trying to locate info on the BOPA plant, a Cambodian flower. My
> wife
> is French/Cambodian and her father named her after the flower. I would
> greatly
> appreciate any info on this flower (a picture would be great).
>                                                         Thanks,
>      John Koerber
>  (jkoerber at

Maybe it´s the Bo- or Pepul-tree from southeast-Asia (Ficus religiosa),
wich is sacred to the Buddhists, because the believe that Buddha got his
illumination 528 BC. under such a tree.
By the way: my wife´s name is much easier to interpret (Iris).
Greetings Walter

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