Re: Scientific names

Robert Allen (Robert.Allen@Eng.Sun.COM)
Fri, 28 Jan 1994 12:50:22 +0800

>> Was wondering if you or someone else could post a translation
>>between scientific names and common names of the more popular plants.
>>I find it hard to follow some of the conversations since I am not
>>familiar with Latin.

Latin English
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Nepenthes Asian Pitcher Plants (not used much)
Sarracenia Pitcher Plants
Drosera Sundews
Dionea Venus Fly traps (VFTs)
Drosophyllum "Dewey Pine" (not used much)
Pinguicula Butterwort (aka "pings")
Utricularia Bladderwort (aka. "utrics")
Genlisea Lobster Pot Trap (not used much)
Heliamphora Sun Pitchers (not used much)
Byblis "rainbow plant"?