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From: Tom Croat
To: Discussion of aroids
Sent: Sunday, November 20, 2011 5:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Araceae Juss. 1789
Dear Marak: I believfe that Linnaeus did recognize the Araceae but he recognized only 4 genera, as I recall they were Pothos, Dracontium and Calla plus one other genus. The genera were very artificial and later Schott and others added many more genera, like Anthurium. All the earliest Anthurium species were described in Pothos.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Marek Argent
Sent: Friday, November 18, 2011 6:48 PM
To: discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Araceae Juss. 1789
This was always a question for me and I've never tried to find the answer so far.
If the family name Araceae was stated in 1789, in what family did Linnaeus place the aroids?
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