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lanceolata is derived from Latin lancea (lance, spear) meaning 'spear- or lance-shaped'. [See Drimys lanceolata, Phyla lanceolata, Physalis lanceolata, Plantago lanceolata, Rhamnus lanceolata, Rhus lanceolata.]

lancifolium is derived from Latin lancea (lance, spear) and -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with lance-shaped leaves'. [See Lilium lancifolium.]

Lantana [genus name] is derived from Latin lantana a name used for species of the genus Viburnum the flowers of which resemble those of this genus. [See Lantana.]

lapathifolia is derived from an old Latin name lapathi (dock, sorrel) and -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like dock or sorrel (Rumex)'. [See Persicaria lapathifolia.]

lappa is derived from Celtic llap (hand) and is a Latin name for 'bur'. [See Arctium lappa.]

lappaceum is derived from Celtic llap (hand) and Latin lappa (bur) components meaning 'bur-like'. [See Nephelium lappaceum.]

Lapsana [genus name] is derived from a Greek name for nipplewort (Lapsana communis). [See Lapsana.]

laricifolia is made up of the genus name Larix and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'larch-leaved'. [See Ericameria laricifolia.]

laricina is derived from the genus name Larix meaning 'larch-like'. [See Larix laricina.]

Larix [genus name] is a classical Latin name for 'larch'. [See Larix.]


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