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Observed: 29th September 2012 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Plantsnightfly’s reputation in Plantsnightfly’s reputation in Plants
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Species interactions

No interactions present.


scubamann's picture

Saccorhiza polyschides

I have recently seen the common name spelled Furbellows (and indeed mistaking used it myself) but the more common and established spelling is Furbelows.

nightfly's picture

Hi Scubamann,yeah thats the

Hi Scubamann,

yeah thats the spelling I was familiar with from viewing it in the MarLIN gallery but I thought I had made an error in using one L in our other discussion when you used two L's in your response. As you clearly knew what you were talking about as regards the similarities between Sugar kelp and Furbelow, I took it as read that you were correcting my spelling. Thanks for pointing out why I confused the sugar kelp with the above plant.


nightfly's picture

Not to worry, the scientific

Not to worry, the scientific name is the important one, if its ok then there's no problem in any observation.


ChrisMcA's picture

Worth another go actually (or

Worth another go actually (or repost) as the Latin's wrong as well: polyschides not poyschides (how did we all miss it?)

dejayM's picture


I now try to avoid agreeing to flawed IDs because Likely is often VERY difficult to shift.
Tagging this Marine might get a few more agreements.

nightfly's picture

Hi Chris and Derek, I only

Hi Chris and Derek,

I only noticed my old error today. My latin wasn't right after all. Derek I will tag as you suggest.