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RE: Aquatic Plants Digest V5 #20

>First there was disagreement about the common monikers but now there is
>disagreement about the latin labels.  Latin experts, speak up, we've
>already been informed that Floridae means "florid" not of or pertaining
>to "Florida, the Sunshine State," which would be floridaense or some
>such thing.

floridus -a -um [flowery , blossoming; made of or rich in flowers]; of age,
[fresh, blooming]; of speech, [flowery, florid]. (-ae is a plural ending)

(I knew three years of Latin would come in handy some day! <G>)

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