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  A new Genus Dyakianum?
From: "ron iles" <roniles at eircom.net> on 2004.05.24 at 11:39:10(11525)
Have any genera or species been named in honour of the native peoples, the
Dyaks?

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From: piaba <piabinha at yahoo.com> on 2004.05.24 at 12:40:06(11526)
there's at least the orchid genus Dyakia.

btw, borneo is the home of a dozen or more peoples,
not just the dayaks. there are also penans, kadazans,
etc.

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From: Ronmchatton at aol.com on 2004.05.24 at 13:04:50(11527)
Yes. Dyakia (Orchidacea) was named for exactly that purpose. At present it
describes one species, Dyakia hendersoniana, formerly described under
Ascocentrum.

From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce at myjaring.net> on 2004.05.24 at 15:06:21(11528)
And of course the Dyaks thelselves are more than one cultural group.

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