Re: Re: Trip Report, CP books again

dave evans (T442119@RUTADMIN.RUTGERS.EDU)
Thu, 19 Oct 95 20:42 EDT

> From: sportman@STUDENTS.WISC.EDU(Scott Portman)
> Hi everyone;
> I enjoyed reading Barry's trip notes, as well as previous posts like the
> ones on Mt Kinbalu and Cuba. It's one of the really nice things about
> this list.


> I'm not a taxonomist, but I always thought Sarracenia and Bromeliads were
> monocots, and that the Scrophularaceae were dicots. If so, the
> classification system depicted here is inaccurate. Jan, anyone, pls
> contradict me if I'm wrong.

Sarracenia are dicots, though every now and then I see three cotyledon
on seedlings. What does this mean for those plants, besides having
extra nutrients to start off with?

Dave Evans