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Re: [aroid-l] Zantedeschia

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Zantedeschia
  • From: Don Martinson <llmen@wi.rr.com>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 18:23:07 -0600

Susan:  I pronounce it Zant eh? desh (short e) E UH

I've been saying Zant- E- desh- E- a, but I think that is incorrect.


Since Zantedeschia is named after the Italian botanist Giovanni Zantedeschi (1773-1806), I would guess it to be pronounced Zant-eh-DESH-e-a.

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