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Iberis [genus name] is derived from an old name for Spain Iberia where most of the species in this genus can be found. [See Iberis.]

icaco is a Spanish name for icaco plum. [See Chrysobalanus icaco.]

idaeus means 'of or from Mount Ida on the island of Crete (or occasionally of or from Asia Minor)'. [See Rubus idaeus.]

ilicifolia is derived from the genus name Ilex and Latin -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those in that (holly) genus'. [See Prunus ilicifolia, Quercus ilicifolia.]

Illicium [genus name] is derived from Latin illicio (allure, attract) with reference to the plants' fragrance. [See Illicium.]

illyricus means 'of or from Illyria (or Illyricum) near the Croatian coast which was once part of Yugoslavia and known as the Dalmatian coast'. [See Gladiolus illyricus.]

Impatiens [genus name] is Latin (impatient, hasty) with reference to the explosive eruption of the ripe seeds. [See Impatiens.]

impatiens is Latin (impatient, hasty) with reference to the explosive ejection of the ripe seeds. [See Cardamine impatiens.]

imperialis means 'imperial, majestic or showy'. [See Fritillaria imperialis.]

incana is Latin (hoary or greyish-white). [See Alnus incana, Matthiola incana, Quercus incana.]


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