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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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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.]

ulmifolia is made up of the genus name Ulmus and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those in that (elm) genus'. [See Turnera ulmifolia.]

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

Ulva [genus name] is derived from Celtic ul (water). [See Ulva.]

Umbellularia [genus name] is derived from Latin umbella (parasol) with reference to the small cluster of flowers. [See Umbellularia.]

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.]

Uncaria [genus name] is derived from Latin uncus (hook) with reference to the shape of the tendrils by which the plants climb. [See Uncaria.]


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