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Re: Dracunculus and Dracunculus

  • Subject: Re: Dracunculus and Dracunculus
  • From: Peter Boyce <phymatarum@googlemail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 12:27:43 +0800

Yes, provided that are not in the same kingdom. So, you can have animals and plants and fungi sharing the name. Araceae has an example Hapale (a syn of Hapaline) and also a genus of marmoset.




From: aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@www.gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of Marek Argent
Sent: Friday, 3 September, 2010 7:55 AM
To: discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Dracunculus and Dracunculus




While searching the web for documents I found something that made me scared.

Besides Dracunculus vulgaris and Dracunculus canariense, which we almost all heard about,

I found a document mentioning different species of Dracunculus which are... Nematodes:


Is it admissible for two quite different unrelated taxa to bear the same generic name?




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