at plantlives.com  
  

Company Logo
 

News

OUT NOW
1st formal Edition of the CD of Plant Biographies (or Plant's Eye View of the Planet and Man). About 1000 extra pages which include a dramatic expansion of R genera plus other additions and changes.

 

Browse the Botanical Definitions

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..

To browse the definitions please click on one of the buttons below to see the section under that letter. In some cases there may be no words under a particular letter.

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

There are 93 records that match.

 

Definitions
rigidus is derived from Latin rigeo (inflexible, unbending, stiff, rigid) meaning 'rigid or stiff'. [See Ceanothus rigidus.]

riparia is derived from Latin ripa (riverbank) meaning 'of or from riverbanks'. [See Carex riparia.]

rivale means 'growing by streams'. [See Geum rivale.]

robur is Latin (hard wood, strength) and is the Latin name for the species Quercus robur (oak) and is specific to that English oak. [See Quercus robur.]

robusta is derived from Latin robusti- (strong, stout) meaning 'stout or strong growth'. [See Grevillea robusta, Grindelia robusta, Metrosideros robusta.]

rosaeodora means 'rose scented'. [See Aniba rosaeodora.]

roseum means 'rose-like, rosy or rose-coloured'. [See Allium roseum.]

roseus means 'rose-like, rosy or rose-coloured'. [See Catharanthus roseus.]

Rosmarinus [genus name] is derived from Latin rori- (dew) and marini- (of the sea) components with reference to rosemary's liking for sites close to the sea (it can be seen as a dense covering on Spanish cliffs) and the dew-like appearance of its flowers when viewed from a distance, and is a Latin name for rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis). [See Rosmarinus.]

rostrata is Latin (beaked, curved). [See Carex rostrata.]


Previous Page 5 of 10 Next

 
 

ALL material is subject to Copyright.
Text © 1991-2013 Sue Eland
(See Terms and Conditions under Contact and About Us.)
Site by Bath IT