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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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ocymifolia is made up of the genus name Ocimum and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with basil-like leaves'. [See Leonotis ocymifolia.]

odontorhiza is derived from Greek odonto- (tooth) and -rrhiza (root) components. [See Corallorhiza odontorhiza.]

odora is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'scented or fragrant'. [See Solidago odora.]

odoratissima is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'very fragrant or highly scented'. [See ... .]

odoratissimum is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'very fragrant or highly scented'. [See Jasminum odoratissimum, Pelargonium odoratissimum.]

odoratum is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'scented or fragrant'. [See Anthoxanthum odoratum, Galium odoratum, Polygonatum odoratum, Polygonum odoratum.]

odoratus is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'scented or fragrant'. [See Lathyrus odoratus.]

odorus is derived from Latin odor (scent, smell, odour) meaning 'scented or fragrant'. [See Narcissus x odorus.]

officinale means 'of the shop (usually the apothecary's or herbalist's)'. Certain plants used for medicinal purposes, whether of actual or legendary value, were kept readily available and acquired this name. [See Cynoglossum officinale, Guaiacum officinale, Jasminum officinale, Levisticum officinale, Lithospermum officinale, Peucedanum officinale, Rheum officinale, Rorippa officinale, Schoenocaulon officinale, Sisymbrium officinale, Symphytum officinale, Taraxacum officinale, Zingiber officinale.]

officinarum means 'of the shop (usually the apothecary's or herbalist's)'. Certain plants used for medicinal purposes, whether of actual or legendary value, were kept readily available and acquired this name. [See Alpinia officinarum, Mandragora officinarum, Pilosella officinarum, Saccharum officinarum.]


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