> resembles the form of a "Runkelrübe" (turnip?),
beet. The turnip is in the mustard family (Cruciferae).
> and this plant belongs to the family of "Gänsefußgewächse"
> (Chenopodiaceae) -- spinach is in the same family...
...which, by a commodious vicus of recirculation, is
botanical GraecoLatin for "goosefoot".
--Ken (I guess it must be Friday) Whistler
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:20:40 EDT