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Hydnocarpus [genus name] derived from Greek hydno- (truffle) and carpo- (fruit) components with reference to shape of the fruit. [See Hydnocarpus.]

Hydrastis [genus name] is derived for some authorities from Greek hydro- (water) and for others from hydrastina (wild hemp). [See Hydrastis.]

Hydrocotyle [genus name] is derived from Greek hydro- (water) and cotylo- (cup) components with reference to the leaf shape (especially the cup-like central hollows) in one of the species. [See Hydrocotyle.]

hydrolapathum is derived from Greek hydro- (water) and Latin lapathum (sorrel) components meaning 'water sorrel'. [See Rumex hydrolapathum.]

Hydrophyllum [genus name] is derived from Greek hydro- (water) and phyllo- (leaf) components with reference to watery young leaves and stems. [See Hydrophyllum.]

hyemale, means 'of Winter or flowering in Winter'. [See Equisetum hyemale.]

hyemalis means 'of Winter or flowering in Winter'. [See Eranthis hyemalis.]

Hylocereus [] is derived from Greek hylo- (a wood, forest) and the genus name Cereus (cactus) components. [See Hylocereus.]

Hymenocallis [genus name] is derived from Greek hymen (membrane) and calli- (beautiful, charming, lovely) components with reference to the flower structure. [See Hymenocallis.]

Hyphaene [genus name] is derived from Greek hyphaino (entwine) with reference to the fruit fibres of this genus. [See Hyphaene.]


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