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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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radicans is derived from Latin radicis (root) meaning 'with rooting stems'. [See Campsis radicans, Rhus radicans.]

ramosa is Latin (branching) meaning 'branched'. [See Orobanche ramosa.]

ramosus is Latin (branching) meaning 'branched'. [See Asphodelus ramosus.]

rapaceum means 'of or relating to turnip (Brassica rapa)'. [See Apium graveolens var. rapaceum.]

rapunculus is derived from Latin rapa (turnip) meaning 'little turnip' with reference to the roots. [See Campanula rapunculus.]

Ravenala [genus name] is derived from a local Madagascan name. [See Ravenala.]

reclinata is derived from Latin reclino (to bend back) meaning 'bent backwards, drooping to the ground or leaning'. [See Phoenix reclinata.]

recta is Latin (straight) meaning 'erect, upright or straight'. [See Clematis recta.]

recurva is derived from Latin recurvo (to bend backwards, curve backwards). [See Minuartia recurva.]

reflexa is derived from Latin reflexum (to turn back, bend back) meaning 'turned back, reflexed or curved sharply backwards'. [See Correa reflexa.]


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