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How do I find Scientific names?

martin adler kapib01 at commlink.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Mar 27 07:41:54 EST 1996

On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Chris Monser wrote:

> Does anybody know how I can find out what the Scientific designation
> (Genus species) for the Irish plant called "Blackthorn" or the
> English "Whitethorn" (a.k.a. simply "Thorn")?

using some of the German names I have in mind, I propose

"Blackthorn"   is   Prunus spinosa and
"Whitethorn"   is   Crataegus monogyna and/or Crataegus laevigata

nobody here from the British Isles?

martin adler          kapib01 at uni-tuebingen.de

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