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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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edule is Latin (edible). [See Dioon edule, Sechium edule.]

effusum means 'loosely spreading or straggling'. [See Milium effusum.]

effusus means 'loosely spreading or straggling'. [See Juncus effusus.]

Eichhornia [genus name] commemorates a Prussian politician who served as a Minister of Education and Public Welfare, Johann Albrecht Friedrich Eichhorn (1779-1856). [See Eichhornia.]

elaeagnifolium is derived from the genus name Elaeagnus and Latin -folia (leaved) meaning 'with leaves like those of that (Russian olive) genus'. [See Solanum elaeagnifolium.]

Elaeis [genus name] is derived from Greek elaia (olive tree) with reference to the oily fruit. [See Elaeis.]

elastica means 'elastic, flexible or bearing flexible matter'. [See Ficus elastica.]

elata means 'tall'. [See Pericopsis elata, Peristeria elata, Rehmannia elata.]

elaterium is derived from Greek elaterio- (driven away) meaning 'to cast out' with reference to the forcible ejection of seeds from the ripe fruit of squirting cucumber (Ecballium elaterium). [See Ecballium elaterium.]

elatine is an ancient Greek name used by Dioscorides (c. 40-c. 90) and Pliny the Elder (23-79) for an unidentified creeping plant. [See Kickxia elatine.]


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