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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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norvegica means 'of or from Norway'. [See Potentilla norvegica.]

Nothoscordum [genus name] is derived from Greek nothos (false, spurious, bastard) and skordon (garlic) components with reference to the plants which, though devoid of the characteristic flavour or smell, are related to Allium species. [See Nothoscordum.]

nucifera is derived from Latin nucleus (nut) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'bearing nuts'. [See Cocos nucifera, Nelumbo nucifera.]

nuciferum is derived from Latin nucleus (nut) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'producing nuts'. [See Caryocar nuciferum.]

nudicaule is derived from Latin nudus (bare, naked, unclothed) and caulis (stalk) components meaning 'bare-stemmed'. [See Lomatium nudicaule, Papaver nudicaule.]

nudicaulis is derived from Latin nudus (bare, naked, unclothed) and caulis (stalk) components meaning 'bare-stemmed'. [See Aralia nudicaulis.]

nudiflorum is derived from Latin nudus (bare, naked, unclothed) and -flora (flowered) components meaning 'flowers before leaves or flowering when stems are bare'. [See Jasminum nudflorum.]

nudum is Latin (nude, bear, naked, unclothed). [See Viburnum nudum.]

nummularia is derived from Latin nummulus (a little piece of money) meaning 'coin-shaped' with reference to the leaves. [See Lysimachia nummularia.]

nummulariifolia is derived from Latin nummulus (a little piece of money) and -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with coin-shaped leaves'. [See Pilea nummulariifolia.]


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