Re: Latin for VFT
Mon, 23 Oct 1995 17:57:22 -0300

>Hello Folks!
>One little curious question...what is the latin designation for the VFT? I
>have been suitably impressed with the wide use of the scientific in
>describing these other plants, but have only heard "VFT" for referencing the
>venus fly trap. Is it perhaps venucea.flypenthes.trapicula?
>Having some fun, but serious as well. :)
>See Ya!
>Joseph Guy
>He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city
>that is broken down, and without walls.
>Proverbs 25:28 KJV

Hi Joe:

Dionaea muscipula (VFT) is monotypical.

Rand Nicholson (