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macrorrhiza is made up of Greek macro- (large, long) and -rrhiza (root) components meaning 'large-rooted or with large root stocks'. [See Alocasia macrorrhiza.]

macrorrhizum is made up of Greek macro- (large, long) and -rrhiza (root) components meaning 'large-rooted or with large root stocks'. [See Geranium macrorrhizum.]

madagascariensis means 'of or from Madagascar'. [See Ravenala madagascariensis.]

Madhuca [genus name] is a corruption of a local Indian name. [See Madhuca.]

magellanica means 'of or from the area of the Magellan Straits (off the southern coasts of Chile and Argentina)'. [See Fuchsia magellanica, Philesia magellanica.]

magnatum is derived from Latin magnus (great, large) meaning 'large, highly esteemed or of high value'. [See Tuber magnatum.]

magnifica is Latin (splendid, magnificent, glorious) meaning 'magnificent or great'. [See Abies magnifica.]

mahagoni is derived from a local American Indian name. [See Swietenia mahagoni.]

Maianthemum [genus name] is derived from Greek maios (the month of May) and -anthemon (blossom) components with reference to the plants' flowering time. [See Maianthemum.]

majorana is derived from its Greek name amarakus and is an old name for this species. [See Origanum majorana.]


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