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In addition to searching through the individual botanical definitions you may now benefit also from browsing the extensive information gleaned through our research. This list has been compiled in alphabetic order according to the genus or species..

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Sabal [genus name] is derived from a local South American Indian name. [See Sabal.]

sachalinensis means 'of or from Sakhalin, an island north of Japan'. [See Fallopia sachalinensis.]

saccharata is derived from Latin saccharum or saccaharon (sugar) meaning 'sugary'. [See Zea mays var. saccharata.]

saccharina is derived from Latin saccharum or saccaharon (sugar) meaning 'sugary'. [See Laminaria saccharina.]

Saccharum [genus name] is Latin (sugar), derived from Greek sakcharon (juice of sugar cane) itself a corruption of Sanskrit sarkara or Malaysian singkara. [See Saccharum.]

sacra is Latin (sacred, holy, consecrated) with reference to the plant's use in religious rituals. [See Boswellia sacra.]

sagittatum is derived from Latin sagitta (arrow) meaning 'arrow-shaped' with reference to the leaves. [See Polygonum sagittatum.]

sagittifolia is made up of Latin sagitta (arrow) and -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with arrow-shaped leaves'. [See Sagittaria sagittifolia.]

sagu is a local Malaysian name for sago (Metroxylon sagu). [See Metroxylon sagu.]

salicaria is derived from the genus name Salix meaning 'like plants in that (willow) genus'. [See Lythrum salicaria.]


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