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Source of plant family name Fabaceae

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Sat Oct 9 20:55:33 EST 2004


You never heard of Faba beans?
Hannibal Lechter would have your liver for that transgression!

You didn't look very hard. Try Faba Miller.



"Bernard Brennan" <brennanb at eircom.net> wrote in message
news:ck9s3c$g68$1 at mercury.rfcgr.mrc.ac.uk...
>
> I understood the latest convention regarding the naming of a plant
> family requires that the name have as its root the genus name of a
> typical genus, however I am unable to locate any genus Fab... genus name
> that fits, help will be appreciated, many thanks Bernard Brennan





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