Small World

Cody H plantboy@gmail.com
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:23:12 PST
Looks like Watsonia tabularis to me.
On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 1:42 PM Judy Glattstein <jgglatt@gmail.com> wrote:

> The small world and making connections.
>
> I looked up walipini. The entry mentioned that the term refers to an
> earth-sheltered cold frame. It derives its name from the Aymaran languages.
>
> My brother did his doctoral research in the Peruvian Andes lo these many
> years ago. He learned both Quechua and Aymara languages. So of course I
> asked him about this.
>
> His reply:
> "Wali- is an Aymara root that means 'good.' Waliskiw means, things are
> good. Not sure about the -pini suffix. The cab driver that my brother
> and his wife had back from JFK was a Bolivian, grew up with
> Quechua-speaking parents, still knows it. He said he'd never had a
> Quechua-speaking customer before in his 35 years of driving. "
>
> Where were they coming back from? He had been at a conference in Durban.
> His wife came along. After the conference they took a long week in Cape
> Town, went to Kirstenbosh, up Table Mountain, etc. Most of the pictures
> he sent to me (taken with his iPhone) are not of interest to me and you.
> Here are three that make the cut. I'm pretty sure about the scadoxus.
> And is watsonia correct?
>
> Judy in NJ where the living history farm is scheduled to start tapping
> sugar maples this Saturday. And I've seen two different flocks of robins.
>
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