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Newly Discovered Plant Gets 'Potter' Name

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Posted by: Kristin
July 06, 2003, 10:26 AM

As published through EurekAlert:
Harry Potter's influence pervades even the science of plant taxonomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Lena Struwe, assistant professor of ecology, evolution and natural resources at Rutgers' Cook College – and a fan of the fictional young wizard – has shared in the discovery of a rare, new jungle plant that now bears a Potteresque name.

Thanks to reader Dung Nguyen for the link.

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