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  Re: Caladium marmoratum
From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo at email.msn.com> on 1998.01.27 at 06:51:42(1881)
>Thanks to Don and Julius for the help. Julius, the origin of the epithet
>marmoratum is from the Latin for marble (marmorarius--of marble). The
>reference is to the variegation or marbling of the leaves.
>
>Paul
>
>Paul M. Resslar
>Professor of Biology
>Virginia Wesleyan College
>1584 Wesleyan Drive
>Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599
>U.S.A.
>
>Dear Paul,
Thanks, but I was wondering if anyone knew who/where this name came from
(somewhat like you querry re: C. paradoxum), or if it is one of those
"made-up" jobs.
Sincerely,
Julius
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