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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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canescens means 'with off-white or greyish-white hairs'. [See Lithospermum canescens, Penstemon canescens, Populus x canescens.]

cannabinum is derived from the genus name Cannabis meaning 'like hemp (Cannabis sativa)'. [See Apocynum cannabinum, Eupatorium cannabinum.]

Cannabis [genus name] A Greek name for hemp (Cannabis sativa) is kannabis and a Latin name is cannabis. [See Cannabis.]

cantalupensis is derived from Cantalupo, the place where the Roman Catholic Pope has his Summer residence. [See Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis.]

caperata is derived from Latin capero (to be wrinkled) with reference to the leaves. [See Peperomia caperata.]

capillare is derived from Latin capillus (hair) meaning 'very slender or hair-like'. [See Panicum capillare.]

capitata is derived from Latin capito (man with a large head) meaning 'having a dense head'. [See Brassica oleracea var. capitata, Butia capitata, Persicaria capitata.]

capitatum is derived from Latin capito (man with a large head) meaning 'having a dense head'. [See Chenopodium capitatum.]

capitatus is derived from Latin capito (man with a large head) meaning 'having a dense head'. [See Thymus capitatus.]

cappadocica means 'of or from eastern Asia Minor, the ancient Province of Cappadocia (Turkey)'. [See Omphalodes cappadocica.]


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