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plantaginea is derived from the genus name Plantago meaning 'plantain-like'. [See Hosta plantaginea.]

plantaginifolia is made up of the genus name Plantago and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those of plantain (Plantago major)'. [See Antennaria plantaginifolia.]

planum is Latin (flat, even, level) meaning 'flat or in one plane'. [See Eryngium planum.]

platanoides is made up of the genus name Platanus and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like a plane tree (Platanus)'. [See Acer platanoides.]

Platycerium [genus name] is derived from Greek platy- (wide, flat) and -ceras (horn) components with reference to the branched antler-like fertile fronds. [See Platycerium.]

Platycodon [genus name] is derived from Greek platy- (wide, flat) and -codon (bell) components with reference to the wide flower shape. [See Platycodon.]

Plecostachys [genus name] is derived from Greek pleco- (plaited, woven or twisted) and stachyo- (spike, ear of corn) components with reference to the flower arrangement. [See Plecostachys.]

Plectranthus [genus name] is derived from Greek plectro- (spur, quill, goad, strike, sting) and antho- (flower) components with reference to the spurred flowers. [See Plectranthus.]

Pleioblastus [genus name] is derived from Greek pleio- (more) and -blastos (bud, shoot) components with reference to the several buds that appear at the stem joints. [See Pleioblastus.]

Pleiogynium [genus name] is derived from Greek pleio- (more) and gyno- (female).components with reference to the many female flower parts. [See Pleiogynium.]


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