Lapeirousia season

James Waddick
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:33:37 PST
Jim McK wrote -
>Jim, are you sure? I would have thought it was named for someone with the
>French name La Perouse, maybe the Comte de La Perouse....but this is just a
>guess on my part.Ý

Mark M wrote -
>According to Goldblatt's 1972 revision it was named by Pourret in honour of
>his friend the naturalist Baron de la Peirouse, an expert on the plants of
>the Pyrenees.

Dear All,
	Yes, just a guess on my part considering 
the gem like quality of the flower color. Now 
with many thanks, I know better.

		Best		Jim W.
Dr. James W. Waddick
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