Did you ever wonder about their names?

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Did you ever wonder about their names?

by hollyhock » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:36 pm

I was looking up some plant information and stumbled upon this very interesting list of their etymological derivations and meanings-
http://www.pinguicula.org/pages/divers/cpdict.htm
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Re: Did you ever wonder about their names?

by KategoricalKarnivore » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:46 pm

Very interesting.
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Re: Did you ever wonder about their names?

by HeliamphoraWalnut » Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:22 am

Yeah, I read in the savage garden that heliam means marsh, and phoria means vessel or flask. But since heliam sounds kinda like Helios, people call em sun pitchers
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Re: Did you ever wonder about their names?

by Benurmanii » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:13 am

Glad you found this! I had been looking for a list like this for a while.

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