Please help ID this

David Retief
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 23:13:53 PDT
You are quite right Roland, my mistake, the ship was called "Peru".

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Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 17:53:21 +0200
From: Bulborum Botanicum <>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Please help ID this
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I thought The name of the ship was Peru

maybe someone can confirm this


2012/10/4 David Retief <>

> Hi Again,
> Thanks for the trouble - I got an ID in my facebook group:
> Scilla peruviana (which interestingly enough, is not from Peru - the ship
> that brought the plant samples to Carolus Linnaeus in 1753 was called the
> Peruviana, and he was thus mislead).
> Kind regards,
> David.

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