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Marylyn_TX
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 11, 2010
11:13 PM

Post #7453167

Perhaps his two entries should be combined?
1732: Pehr Forsskal, Finish botanist, zoologist and explorer, was born in Helsinki, Finland. He later studied under Linnaeus at Uppsala, and then took part in a Danish royal expedition through the Ottoman Empire.

1732: Peter (or Pehr) Forsskal (also spelled Forskaol, Forskal, Forsskahl), Swedish explorer, was born in Helsinki. As a student at Uppsala, he was among Linnaeus' proteges, and would later explore Egypt and Arabia, collecting botanical and zoological specimen. Several species are named for him.

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melody
Benton, KY
(Zone 7a)


January 12, 2010
12:38 AM

Post #7453409

It appears that I added one and Terry the other...yes, we should combine them. Thanks for the head's up. I'll do it tomorrow, so as not to tinker with live programming.

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