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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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Pouteria [genus name] is derived from a local South or Middle American Indian name for one of the species. [See Pouteria.]

praecox is Latin (very early, premature, ripe before time). [See Casearia praecox, Chimonanthus praecox.]

praelongus is Latin (very long). [See Potamogeton praelongus.]

pratense is derived from Latin pratum (meadow) meaning 'of or from meadows'. [See Equisetum pratense, Geranium pratense, Melampyrum pratense, Phleum pratense, Trifolium pratense.]

pratensis is derived from Latin pratum (meadow) meaning 'of or from meadows'. [See Alopecurus pratensis, Anemone pratensis, Cardamine pratensis, Lathyrus pratensis, Poa pratensis, Poa pratensis subsp. angustifolia, Salvia pratensis, Succisa pratensis, Tragopogon pratensis.]

Premna [genus name] is derived from Greek premno- (stump. trunk) component meaning 'tree stump'. [See Premna.]

Prenanthes [genus name] is derived from Greek prene- (lying forwards, face downwards) and antho- (flower) components with reference to the drooping flowers. [See Prenanthes.]

Proboscidea [genus name] is derived from Greek proboskis (snout, nose, elephant's trunk) with reference to the fruit's long, curved ends. [See Proboscidea.]

procera is Latin (tall, long) meaning 'tall'. [See Calotropis procera, Ulmus procera.]

procumbens means 'prostrate or low-growing'. [See Gaultheria procumbens, Harpagophytum procumbens, Pachysandra procumbens.]


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