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dens-canis is derived from Latin denti- (tooth) and cani- (dog, grey, grizzled) components meaning 'dog's tooth'. [See Erythronium dens-canis.]

densa is derived from Latin densus (thick, close, dense) meaning 'dense or compact'. [See Groenlandia densa.]

densiflorus is made up of Latin densi- (dense) and -flora (flowered) components. [See Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lithocarpus densiflorus.]

Dentaria [genus name] is derived from Latin dens (tooth) with reference to the scales on the underground stem. [See ... .]

dentata is Latin (toothed) with reference to ... . [See Castanea dentata, Lavandula dentata, Quercus dentata.]

denticulata is derived from Latin dentata (toothed) meaning 'slightly toothed'. [See Primula denticulata.]

deodara means in Hindi 'timber of the gods' and is one of the names used for the tree in northern India. [See Cedrus deodara.]

depressa is derived from Latin deprimo (to press down, sink down) meaning 'flattened, pressed down or low-growing'. [See Prunus depressa.]

Dichorisandra [genus name] is derived from Greek di- (two, twice), chori (separate) and andro- (male) components with reference to the arrangement of the stamens. [See Dichorisandra.]

dichotoma is derived from Greek dicho- (paired) and tomo- (cut, piece, slice) components meaning 'forked in pairs or repeatedy dividing into two equal branches'. [See Paronychia dichotoma.]


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