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    Always a newbie glider14's Avatar
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    Flava eh? :P. I thought someone just made a name mistake and meant Sarracenia flava.
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    hmm... that's weird. Not sure Flava was the right name to pick.
    It is better to burn out, than to fade away....

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    What does 'flava' mean anyways? Yellow?
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    Flava is a colorless crystalline derivative of flavone. At least that's the chemistry definition.

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    itl latin for yellow. S. flava being the yellow pitcher
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    I was rather disappointed with this naming, too. I think it's a trite name for a fabulously unique plant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustLikeAPill View Post
    I was rather disappointed with this naming, too. I think it's a trite name for a fabulously unique plant.
    Agreed.

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