Tabby (
Thu, 24 Jun 1999 12:51:42 -0700

>Tabby wrote:
>> While we're at it, it's most likely supposed to be "Orchid", after the
>> flower, not Orchis, since Stamen itself is a floral term. Just a routine
>> problem with English-Japanese Japanese-English translation(anybody ever
>> hear of Japenglish?)..
>well actually, no. The MS and weapons bay combo gives us the Dendrobium.
>The Dendrobium is a *type* of orchid. *Orchis* on the other hand is the
>genus (title) for any orchid flower.

Ah well, I see things like this all the time, I'm bound to wrong on some of


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