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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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Tulipa [genus name] is a corruption of Persian or Arabian thoulyban, tulbend or tulipant or Turkish dulband (turban) with reference to the shape of the flower. [See Tulipa.]

tulipifera is made up of the genus name Tulipa and Latin -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'tulip-bearing'. [See Liriodendron tulipifera.]

Turritis [genus name] is derived from Latin turris (tower) meaning 'having turrets, or turreted'. [See Turritis.]

Tussilago [genus name] is derived from Latin tussis (cough) and ago (action, set in motion) components with reference to its medicinal use. [See Tussilago.]

Typha [genus name] is derived from Greek typhe (cat's tail) or typhos (fen or marsh) and is a classical Greek name for this plant. [See Typha.]

typhina is derived from the genus name Typha meaning 'like plants in that (cattail) genus'. [See Rhus typhina.]

Thelypteris [genus name] is derived from Greek thely- (female) and pteri- (fern, feather) components. [See Thelypteris.]

tetragonoloba is derived from Greek tetra- (four), -gonia (angle) and lobos (pod) components meaning 'with four-angled pods'. [See Cyamopsis tetragonoloba.]

tinctorum is derived from Latin tinctus (dyed, stained, tinged) meaning 'used in dyeing'. [See Rubia tinctorum.]

triste is Latin tristis (dull, sad, disappointing). [See Ribes triste.]


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