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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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erectus means 'upright or erect'. [See Conocarpus erectus.]

Ericameria [genus name] is derived from Greek ereike (heath, heather) and meros (part) components with reference to the leaves. [See Ericameria.]

ericoides is made up of the genus name Erica and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like plants in that (heath) genus'. [See Hudsonia ericoides.]

erigena means 'of or from Ireland'. [See Erica erigena.]

erinus is the genus name Erinus and means 'like plants in that genus'. [See Lobelia erinus.]

Eriodictyon [genus name] is derived from Greek eiro- (wool) and dictyo- (net) components with reference to the net-veined, downy undersides of the leaves. [See Eriodictyon.]

erosus means 'with irregularly toothed edges, jagged, or irregularly gnawed'. [See Pachyrhizus erosus.]

erucifolius is derived from the genus name Eruca and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those of that (rocket) genus'. [See Senecio erucifolius.]

erythraea is derived from Greek erythro- (red, reddish) . [See Centaurium erythraea.]

Erythroxylum [genus name] is derived from Greek erythro- (red) and -xylon (wood) components with reference to the colour of the wood of some of the species. [See Erythroxylum.]


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