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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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reginae is Latin (queen) meaning 'of the Queen'. [See Cypripedium reginae, Dichorisandra reginae, Strelitzia reginae.]

religiosa is Latin (holy, sacred) meaning 'sacred or used in religious ritual'. [See Ficus religiosa.]

religiosum is Latin (holy, sacred) meaning 'sacred or used in religious ritual'. [See Cochlospermum religiosum.]

repandus means 'with slightly wavy edges'. [See Cereus repandus.]

reptans is derived from Latin repto meaning 'creeping, crawling'. [See Ajuga reptans, Polemonium reptans, Potentilla reptans, Ranunculus reptans.]

Reseda [genus name] is derived from Latin resedo (to heal, assuage). [See Reseda.]

resinifera is derived from Latin resina (resin) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components. [See Euphorbia resinifera.]

reticulata is Latin (net-like) meaning 'net-veined, netted or marked with a net-like pattern'. [See Annona reticulata, Citrus reticulata, Citrus reticulata Clementine, Citrus reticulata Owari.]

reticulatus is Latin (net-like) meaning 'net-veined, netted or marked with a net-like pattern'. [See Cucumis melo var. reticulatus.]

retroflexus is derived from Latin retro (backwards, back, behind) and flexus (bending, turning) components meaning 'twisted or turned or bent back'. [See Amaranthus retroflexus.]


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