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vinifera is derived from Latin vinum (wine) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'wine-bearing'. [See Vitis vinifera.]

violacea is derived from Latin viola (violet-coloured). [See Oxalis violacea.]

virgatum is Latin (made of twigs) meaning 'twiggy or wand-like'. [See Panicum virgatum.]

virgaurea is derived from an old name and means a 'golden twig or rod-like'. [See Solidago virgaurea.]

virginianum means 'of or from Virginia (United States)' which itself was named after the English 'Virgin Queen' Elizabeth I (1533-1603). [See Centrosema virginianum, Cynoglossum virginianum, Geum virginianum, Hydrophyllum virginianum, Pycnanthemum virginianum.]

virginicum means 'of or from Virginia (United States)' which itself was named after the English 'Virgin Queen' Elizabeth I (1533-1603). [See Melanthium virginicum, Veronicastrum virginicum.]

viride is Latin (green). [See Ocimum viride, Veratrum viride.]

viridis is Latin (green). [See Dactylorhiza viridis, Helleborus viridis, Polypogon viridis, Pouteria viridis, Salvia viridis.].

virosa is Latin (stinking, fetid, poisonous). [See Cicuta virosa, Lactuca virosa.]

viscosa is derived from Latin viscum (bird-lime) meaning 'sticky or clammy like bird-lime from mistletoe (Viscum) berries'. [See Parentucellia viscosa, Robinia viscosa.]


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