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undatus is derived from Latin unda (water in motion, wave) meaning 'wavy or waved' with reference to the wings on the stems. [See Hylocereus undatus.]

uniflora is derived from Latin uni- (one) and -flora (flowered) components meaning 'one-flowered or with solitary flowers'. [See Brunfelsia uniflora, Eugenia uniflora, Moneses uniflora, Monotropa uniflora.]

uplandicum means 'of or from Uppland (a province in southern Sweden)'. [See Symphytum x uplandicum.]

urbanum is derived from Latin urbs (city) meaning 'of or from towns'. [See Geum urbanum.]

urbicum is derived from Latin urbs (city) meaning 'of or from towns'. [See Chenopodium urbicum.]

urbium is derived from Latin urbs (city) meaning 'of or from towns'. [See Saxifraga x urbium.]

urceolata is derived from Latin urceoli (small jug, small pitcher) meaning 'urn-shaped'. [See Galax urceolata.]

urens is derived from Latin uro (to burn, scorch, parch, dry up) component meaning 'burning or stinging'. [See Caryota urens, Urtica urens.]

ursinus is derived from Latin ursus (a bear) meaning 'bear-like' with reference to smell or its shaggy appearance, or occasionally to 'northern (from the Great Bear constellation)'. [See Rubus ursinus.]

Urtica [genus name] is derived from Latin uro (burn) which in Old English was called netel (needle), and it is a Latin name for nettle. [See Urtica.]


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