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salicifolia is derived from the genus name Salix and Latin -folia (leaved) meaning 'with leaves like those of that (willow) genus'. [See Prunus salicifolia, Pyrus salicifolia.]

salicina is derived from the genus name Salix meaning 'like plants in that (willow) genus'. [See Inula salicina, Prunus salicina.]

Salicornia [genus name] is derived from Latin sal (salt) and cornu (horn) components with reference to the horn-like branches and saltmarsh habitat. [See Salicornia.]

saligna is derived from the genus name Salix meaning 'like plants in that (willow) genus'. [See Acacia saligna, Lactuca saligna.]

Salsola [genus name] is derived from Latin sal (salt). [See Salsola.]

saman is a local South American name for monkey pod (Pithecellobium saman). [See Pithecellobium saman.]

Sanguinaria [genus name] is derived from Latin sanguis (blood) with reference to the red-coloured sap. [See Sanguinaria.]

sanguinea is Latin (of blood, bloody) meaning 'bloody or blood-red'. [See Cornus sanguinea.]

sanguineum is Latin (of blood, bloody) meaning 'bloody or blood-red'. [See Geranium sanguineum, Ribes sanguineum.]

Sanguisorba [genus name] is derived from Latin sanguis (blood) and sorbeo (to absorb, soak up, suck in, drink down, swallow) components with reference to a past belief that the plant could stem the flow of blood. [See Sanguisorba.]


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