Origin of "bonariensis".

Discussion in 'Plants: Nomenclature and Taxonomy' started by mdarst, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. mdarst

    mdarst Member

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    What is the origin of the species epithet "bonariensis"? Several species have this name; i.e., Hydrocotyle bonariensis. (I seem to be unable to type that in italics.)
  2. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    According to Stearn's Dictionary of Plant Names, it means "of Buenos Aires, Argentina".

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