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haematocarpa is made up of Greek haemato- (bloody) and carpo- (fruit) components meaning 'with blood-red fruit'. [See Berberis haematocarpa.]

halepensis means 'of or from Aleppo, Syria'. [See Pinus halepensis.]

halimifolia is derived from the genus name Halimium and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves resembling those of tree purslane Atriplex halimus (lance-shaped, soft and silvery) a species once part of the Halimium genus'. (As yet Atriplex halimus has not been included in Plant Biographies.) [See Baccharis halimifolia.]

Harpagophytum [genus name] is derived from Greek harpago- (grappling hook) and phyto- (plant) components with reference to the encapsulating barbed woody tendrils around the fruit. [See Harpagophytum.]

hastata is derived from Latin hasta (spear) meaning 'spear-shaped'. [See Atriplex hastata, Verbena hastata.]

hastatum is derived from Latin hasta (spear) meaning 'spear-shaped'. [See Philodendron hastatum.]

hebecarpa is derived from Greek hebe (youth, down of puberty) and carpo- (fruit) components with reference to the soft downy fruit. [See Dovyalis hebecarpa.]

Hedeoma [genus name] is a corruption of Greek hedyosmos (mint) which itself is derived from Greek hedy- (agreeable, pleasant, delightful, sweet) and -osme (smell, fragrance) components with reference to the leaves. [See Hedeoma.]

Hedera [genus name] is a classical Latin name for 'ivy'. [See Hedera.]

hederifolium is made up of the genus name Hedera and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those of that (ivy) genus'. [See Cyclamen hederifolium.]


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