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usitatissimum is derived from Latin usitatus (customary, usual) meaning 'most useful'. [See Linum usitatissimum.]

Usnea [genus name] is derived from Persian ushnah (moss) meaning 'moss-like'. [See Usnea.]

usneoides is made up of the genus name Usnea and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like plants in that (lichen) genus'. [See Tillandsia usneoides.]

ussuriensis means 'of or from Ussuria (or Ussuri Land), a maritime province in the Russian Far East (also referred to in the past as eastern Siberia)'. [See Pyrus ussuriensis.]

utile is Latin (useful, serviceable, fit, profitable, beneficial). [See Brosimum utile, Entandrophragma utile.]

utilis is Latin (useful, serviceable, fit, profitable, beneficial). [See Pandanus utilis.]

Utricularia [genus name] is derived from Latin utriculus (small bag, bottle, bladder) with reference to the tiny bladders on leaves and runners which trap insects moving across them. [See Utricularia.]

uva-crispa is derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) and crispa (closely curled, finely or irregularly wavy), and in its entirety is an Italian name for Gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa). [See Ribes uva-crispa.]

uva-ursi is derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) and ursus (bear) components meaning 'bear's grape'. [See Arctostaphylos uva-ursi.]

uvifera is derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'bearing grapes'. [See Coccoloba uvifera.]


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