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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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Catabrosa [genus name] is derived from Greek catabrosus (eaten) with reference to the fringed appearance of part of the spikelet. [See Catabrosa.]

Catalpa [genus name] is a corruption of a North American Indian name catawba. [See Catalpa.]

cataphracta is Latin (mail-clad) meaning 'covered or shut in'. [See Flacourtia cataphracta.]

catappa is derived from a Malayan name for this species. [See Terminalia catappa.]

cataria is derived from a late Latin word cathus meaning 'of cats'. [See Nepeta cataria.]

catechu is a local Asian name used for several plants. [See Acacia catechu, Areca catechu.]

Catha [genus name] is a corruption of a local Arabic name for Arabian tea (Catha edulis) qat or khat. [See Catha.]

Catharanthus [genus name] is derived from Greek catharo- (pure, clean) and antho- (flower) components. [See Catharanthus.]

cathartica is derived from Greek cathartico- meaning ‘purging or cleansing’. [See Allamanda cathartica, Rhamnus cathartica.]

catharticum is derived from Greek cathartico- meaning ‘purging or cleansing’. [See Linum catharticum.]


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