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    Hi. I love scientific names (no confusion) but sometimes they're HARD!!!!
    (EX. bryophyllum crenatodaigremontiana ... that's just ridiculous!) but it SURE helps if you know a little bit of latin.
    (ex. rubra means red, purpurea means purple, alba means white, pod means foot, cephalo is head, etc etc etc.)
    so I was wondering if some of you couldn't post some scientific names and what they mean. I think it would be interesting.
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    http://www.flytrap.demon.co.uk/cpdict.htm

    that whole page pretty much tells you everything you'd want to know.

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    So much for that!!!
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    oh that's great!!!!
    now it'll be a piece of cake!
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    Hugeous appetitis: Wyle E. Coyote! [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]

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    anybody know what the E. stands for? [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/confused.gif[/img]
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    Hmmm, ya got me there! Does anybody remember the road runner's faux scientific name? It hink the genus name was Fastus, or somthing to that effect.

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    I remember there was a genius in there somewhere.

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