Re: Trip Report, CP books again

Clarke Brunt (
Fri, 20 Oct 1995 20:29:06 +0100

On 19 Oct 95 at 10:02, Scott Portman wrote:

> I'm not a taxonomist, but I always thought Sarracenia and Bromeliads were
> monocots, and that the Scrophularaceae were dicots.

No way is Sarracenia a monocotyledon! Not if the two ordinary
cotyledons that they germinate with are anything to go by.
Their leaves are just the usual net-veined type of thing, rather
than parallel veined as monos normally are.

I'd agree about the other two.

Clarke Brunt (