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uliginosum is derived from Latin uliginis (moisture, wetness of the earth) meaning 'of or from marshy, swampy or wet places'. [See Gnaphalium uliginosum.]

ulmaria is derived from the genus name Ulmus meaning 'like plants in that (elm) genus'. [See Filipendula ulmaria.]

Ulmus [genus name] is a classical Latin name for 'elm'. [See Ulmus.]

umbilicalis is derived from Latin umbilicus (navel) with reference to the navel-like depression in the frond where it is attached to a rock. [See Porphyra umbilicalis.]

Umbilicus [genus name] is Latin (navel) with reference to the leaves' sunken centres. [See Umbilicus.]

umbraculifera is derived from Latin umbella (parasol) and Latin -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'umbrella-bearing'. [See Corypha umbraculifera.]

undatus is derived from Latin unda (water in motion, wave) meaning 'wavy or waved' with reference to the wings on the stems. [See Hylocereus undatus.]

uniflora is derived from Latin uni- (one) and -flora (flowered) components meaning 'one-flowered or with solitary flowers'. [See Brunfelsia uniflora, Eugenia uniflora, Moneses uniflora, Monotropa uniflora.]

uplandicum means 'of or from Uppland (a province in southern Sweden)'. [See Symphytum x uplandicum.]

urbanum is derived from Latin urbs (city) meaning 'of or from towns'. [See Geum urbanum.]


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