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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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Mimulus [genus name] is derived from Latin mimus (mime) with reference to part of the flower bearing a passing resemblance to a monkey's face or a mask. [See Mimulus.]

Mimusops [genus name] is derived from Greek mimos (mimic) and -ops (eye, face, appearance) components. [See Mimusops.]

miniata is Latin (coloured with vermilion) meaning 'cinnabar- or flame-red or the colour of red lead'. [See Clivia miniata.]

minima means ' very small or smallest'. [See Mibora minima, Rhynchosia minima.]

minimum means ' very small or smallest'. [See Ocimum basilicum var. minimum.]

minus means 'smaller or lesser'. [See Arctium minus.]

minuta means 'very small'. [See Tagetes minuta.]

Mirabilis [genus name] is Latin meaning 'to be admired, wonderful, extraordinary or unusual'. [See Mirabilis.]

Mitella [genus name] is the diminutive derived from Greek mitro- (cap, mitre, head-dress) with reference to the lobed shape of the young fruit. [See Mitella.]

mitis is Latin (mellow, gentle, mild) meaning 'mild, gentle, mellow or thornless'. [See Persicaria mitis.]


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