Re: plant name pronunciation

>   Regarding the pronunciation of "hygrophilla", my copy of _Dictionary of 
> Plant Names_ by Allen J. Coombes says that the pronunciation is
>     hi-GRO-fi-la
Hmmm. I think I know what you're saying but GRO is still ambiguous because
we don't have the proper lexical symbols to denote the proper phonetic for
'o'. "grow", "grew", "groo" or "grau" are slightly less ambiguous but only
just. I guess "hi" is like "Hi (there)!"
 - Steve