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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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babylonica> means 'of or from Babylon'. [See Salix babylonica.]

Baccharis [genus name] honours the Roman god of wine Bacchus (familiar to the classical Greeks as Dionysus). [See Baccharis.]

baccifer is derived from Latin bacci- (berry) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components. [See ....]

Bactris [genus name] is derived from Greek bactro- (walking stick, club, cudgel, staff) with reference to one of the uses made of young palms. [See Bactris.]

baicalensis means 'of or from Lake Baikal (southern-central Siberia and also known as Ozero Baykal)'. [See Scutellaria baicalensis.]

baldense means 'of or from Monte Baldo, east of Lake Garda in northern Italy'. [See Bupleurum baldense.]

baldschuanica means 'of or from Baljuan in Tajikistan'. [See Fallopia baldschuanica.]

bowmanii honours an Australian botanist, Edward Macarthur Bowman (1826-1872) who was collecting plant specimens in Queensland, Australia in the 1860s and 1870s and discovered pink wedding bush (Ricinocarpos bowmanii). [See Ricinocarpos bowmanii.]

balonensis means 'of or from the Balonne River in the Australian State of Queensland' where it is believed parakeelya (Calandrinia balonensis) was first collected. [See Calandrinia balonensis.]

balsamea is derived from Latin balsamum (sweet-smelling balsam gum) and -fer (bearing, carrying) components meaning 'balsam-bearing, balsamic or like balsam'. [See Abies balsamea.]


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