[uf-discuss] Plants Microformat

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Fri Mar 24 12:05:34 PST 2006

On Mar 24, 2006, at 11:45 AM, Scott Reynen wrote:

> On Mar 24, 2006, at 12:08 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> What do you mean by "plants"? Garden plants? Plants as studied by
>> botanists? Plant-material, such as cut flowers, or planks of timber?
> Is there really any ambiguity here?  The former two are the same 
> thing, no?  Does a plant become something different depending on 
> whether it is in a garden or being studied by a botanist?

Well, to be fair there is  distinction between species that are studied 
by botanists, and varieties sold by garden supplies people (which are 
often effectively clones), but I think that is something that can be 
worked out in the process.

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