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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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Lobularia [genus name] is derived from Latin lobulus (small pod) with reference to the fruit. [See Lobularia.]

locusta means 'grass spikelet'. [See Valerianella locusta.]

Lolium [genus name] is a classical Latin name for one of the species. [See Lolium.]

Lomatium [genus name] is derived from Greek loma (fringe). [See Lomatium.]

lonchitis is derived from Greek loncho- (lance, spear) meaning 'spear-shaped'. [See Polystichum lonchitis.]

longan is derived from a Chinese name Lung-yen (drgaon eye) with reference to the white, eye-shaped marking on the fruit's central shiny black seed. [See Dimocarpus longan.]

longiflorum is derived from Latin longi- (long) and -flora (flowered) components. [See Lilium longiflorum.]

longipes is derived from Latin longi- (long) and -pes (foot) components meaning 'with long stalks'. [See Psidium littorale var. longipes.]

longistylis is derived from Latin longi- (long) and Greek stylo- (pillar, pole) components meaning 'with long styles (part of the female reproductive organ in the flower)'. [See Osmorhiza longistylis.]

longus is Latin (long) meaning 'long or tall'. [See Cyperus longus.]


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