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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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Trapa [genus name] is a corruption of Latin calcitrappa (caltrop, crow's foot) an ancient four-spiked weapon which was thrown down as a hazard in an enemy's path, with reference to the horned fruit. [See Trapa.]

tremula is Latin (trembling, quivering, quaking). [See Populus tremula, Pteris tremula.]

tremuloides is made up of tremula from Populus tremula (aspen) and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like aspen'. [See Populus tremuloides.]

triacanthos is derived from Greek and Latin tri- (three) and Greek acantho- (prickle, spine) components. [See Gleditsia triacanthos.]

triandrus means 'with three stamens'. [See Narcissus triandrus.]

trianthophora is derived from Greek tri- (three), antho- (flower) and -phoros (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'bearing three flowers'. [See Triphora trianthophora.]

trichocarpa is derived from Greek tricho- (hair) and carpo- (fruit) components meaning 'with hairy fruit'. [See Populus trichocarpa.]

trichoides is derived from Greek tricho- (hair) and -oides (like) components meaning 'hair-like'. [See Potamogeton trichoides.]

trichomanes is the genus name Trichomanes meaning 'like plants in that genus'. [See Asplenium trichomanes.]

Trichosanthes [genus name] is derived from Greek trix (hair) and antho- (flower) components with reference to the fringed flowers. [See Trichosanthes.]


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