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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.]

myristica is derived from Greek myristicos (fragrant, suitable for anointing). [See Monodora 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.]

Myrrhis [genus name] is, for some authorities, a Greek name for a plant probably sweet cicely (Myrrhis odorata), while for others it is derived from Greek myristico- (fragrant). [See Myrrhis.]

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.]

myrtillus is derived from Latin myrteus (of the myrtle) meaning 'small myrtle'. [See Vaccinium myrtillus.]

Myrtus [genus name] is for some authorities derived from Greek murtos (obscure), while others note it is both a Greek and a Latin name for myrtle (Myrtus communis). [See Myrtus.]

montanus is derived from Latin mons (mountain) meaning 'of or from mountains'. [See Ranunculus montanus.]

muricatus means 'sharp-spined or with roughened surface with hard points'. [See Ranunculus muricatus.]


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