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Re: Moss - Clint Venable
I wonder whether the "antipyretica" does not refer to its fever reducing
properties -- is it, perhaps, a medicinal plant?
Ron West wrote:
> Moss" (Fontinalis pyretica?) is supposedly a cold-water moss from
> >the plant that grows "by the bucketsful" in many of our tanks. There is a
> >native North American plant known as Water Moss, Fontinalis antipyretica
> > Harry
> You're right, Harry. I forgot the "anti-" part. Fontinalis antipyretica.
> Puts =out= fires.