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 213 records that match.

 

Definitions
scorodoprasum is made up of Greek skorodon or skordon (garlic) and prason (leek) components. [See Allium scorodoprasum.]

scorpioides is derived from Greek scorpio- (scorpion) and -oides (like) components meaning 'like a scorpion'. [See Myosotis scorpioides.]

Scorzonera [genus name] is derived for some authorities from old French scorzon (viper) or Italian scorzone (viper), and for others from Catalan escorso (viper) or Spanish escorzonera (viper).

The roots were used quite widely as a treatment for snake bites. [See Scorzonera.]

scotica means 'of or from Scotland'. [See Primula scotica.]

scoticum means 'of or from Scotland'. [See Ligusticum scoticum.]

scutatus is derived from Latin scutum (large quadrangular hide-covered wooden shield) meaning 'shield-shaped'. [See Rumex scutatus.]

Scutellaria [genus name] is derived from Latin scutella (saucer, small flat dish) with reference to the flower casing. [See Scutellaria.]

scutellaria is derived from Latin scutella (saucer, small flat dish). [See Polyscias scutellaria.]

sebestena is derived from Persian sapistan (the name of a fruit of an allied species). [See Cordia sebestena.]

Secale [genus name] is a classical Latin name for a cereal grain, possibly rye (Secale cereale). [See Secale.]


Previous Page 6 of 22 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