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How do I find Scientific names?

Steve Glenn sdglenn1 at ix.netcom.com
Wed Mar 27 09:09:14 EST 1996


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<Pine.HPP.3.91.960327133931.16900B-100000 at commlink.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
 martin adler <kapib01 at commlink.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de> writes: 
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>On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Chris Monser wrote:
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>> 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")?
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>using some of the German names I have in mind, I propose
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>"Blackthorn"   is   Prunus spinosa and
>"Whitethorn"   is   Crataegus monogyna and/or Crataegus laevigata
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>nobody here from the British Isles?
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>martin adler          kapib01 at uni-tuebingen.de


You are correct sir!

according to "The Englishmans Flora"

Blackthorn is Prunus spinosa and
whitethorn is Crataegus monogyna





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