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  Re: Aroids in foreign languages
From: plantnut at macconnect.com (Dewey Fisk) on 1998.12.22 at 16:12:26(2861)
This is an interesting topic and I certainly hope that others will reply...

I once heard Jose Abalo, a noted Heliconia authority from Venezuela say
that "It is difficult for a Spanish speaking person to pronounce Latin in
English." From this point of view, I have no doubt that there are several
unusual nams that have come up...

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