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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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Styrax [genus name] is derived from a Semitic name for some of these species and is a Greek name for storax (Styrax officinalis). [See Styrax.]

Suaeda [genus name] is derived from an Arabian name for one or more of the species. [See Suaeda.]

suaveolens is Latin (fragrant, sweet-smelling) meaning 'sweet-scented'. [See Brugmansia suaveolens, Erythrophleum suaveolens, Mentha suaveolens, Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'.]

subcordata is derived from Latin sub- (somewhat, almost, rather, slightly, partially, under, etc.) and cordis (heart) components meaning 'slightly heart-shaped'. [See Prunus subcordata.]

suber is Latin (cork) and is also the Latin name for Quercus suber (cork oak). [See Quercus suber.]

subhirsutum is derived from Latin sub- (somewhat, almost, rather, slightly, partially, under, etc.) and hirsutum (shaggy, rough) components meaning 'somewhat hairy'. [See Allium subhirsutum.]

subhirtella is derived from Latin sub- (somewhat, almost, rather, slightly, partially, under, etc.) and hirta (shaggy, rough, hairy, prickly) meaning 'somewhat hairy'. [See Prunus subhirtella.]

submersum means 'partially submerged or under water'. [See Ceratophyllum submersum.]

submollis is derived from Latin sub- (somewhat, almost, rather, slightly, partially, under, etc.) and mollis (soft) meaning 'somewhat softly hairy or velvety tenderness'. [See Crataegus submollis.]

subulata is derived from Latin subula (shoemaker's awl) meaning 'awl-shaped'. [See Phlox subulata.]


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