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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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hircinum is Latin (of a he-goat) meaning 'goat-like, smelling of goat'. [See Himantoglossum hircinum.]

hirsuta is Latin (shaggy, rough) meaning 'hairy'. [See Althaea hirsuta, Herniaria hirsuta.]

hirsutum is Latin (shaggy, rough) meaning 'hairy'. [See Epilobium hirsutum, Gossypium hirsutum, Rhododendron hirsutum.]

hirta is Latin (shaggy, hairy, rough, prickly) meaning 'hairy'. [See Euphorbia hirta, Rudbeckia hirta.]

hispanica means 'of or from Spain'. [See Hyacinthoides hispanica, Scorzonera hispanica.]

holostea is derived from Greek holo- (all, entire) and osteo- (bone) components, is specific to greater stitchwort and is with reference to its past use for healing fractures. [See Stellaria holostea.]

horizontalis means 'horizontal (along or just above the ground)'. [See Cotoneaster horizontalis, Juniperus horizontalis.]

horridula is derived from Latin horridus (rough, shaggy, bristly) meaning 'somewhat spiny, bristly or prickly'. [See Meconopsis horridula.]

horridus is Latin (rough, shaggy, bristly) meaning 'very prickly, bristly or rough'. [See Ferocactus horridus, Oplopanax horridus.]

hortensis means 'of or growing in gardens'. [See Anemone hortensis, Atriplex hortensis, Rumex acetosa var. hortensis, Satureja hortensis.]


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