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Re: viburnum nuances

In a message dated 1/29/03 9:01:29 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
haskell@ncweb.com writes:

>           In fact, I have spent the better part of the last two hours trying
> to figure out why I like the name "Viburnum theiferum" better than its
> subsequent name "Viburnum setigerum."

The nuance?  Theiferum is tea-bearing, setigerum is bristle bearing.  Offered 
for those guys who did not sit through years of Latin when you had no way to 
do differently.  Only now in my dotage do I see the purpose.

Claire Peplowski
NYS z4 

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