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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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mutica means 'blunt or not pointed'. [See Urochloa mutica.]

muticus means 'blunt or not pointed'. [See Hyoscyamus muticus.]

myoporoides is made up of the genus name Myoporum and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like plants in the Myoporum genus'. [See Duboisia myoporoides.]

Myosotidium [genus name] is derived from the genus name Myosotis meaning 'like plants in that (forget-me-not) genus'. [See Myosotidium.]

Myrica [genus name] is derived from Greek myrike (tamarisk). [See Myrica.]

Myriophyllum [genus name] is derived from Greek myrio- (countless) and phyllo- (leaf) components meaning 'myriad-leaved' with reference to the much-divided fine leaves. [See Myriophyllum.]

myriostigma is made up of Greek myrio- (countless) and -stigma (mark) components. [See Astrophytum myriostigma.]

Myristica [genus name] is derived from Greek myristicos (fragrant, suitable for anointing). [See Myristica.]

Myroxylon [genus name] is derived from Greek myro- (sweet-smelling oil, ointment)and -xylon (wood) components. These trees have a fragrant heartwood.

Members of this family (Leguminosae) absorb nitrogen from the air. Through the bacterial nodules on their deep growing roots, they will introduce nitrogen to the soil (and aerate it), to the benefit of neighbouring plants and any following them in the same soil. [See Myroxylon.]

myrtifolia is made up of the genus name Myrtus and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those of that (myrtle) genus'. [See Eugenia myrtifolia, Quercus myrtifolia.]


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