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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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Jacaranda [genus name] is a corruption of a local Brazilian Indian name for the plant. [See Jacaranda.]

jalapa means 'of or from Jalapa (or Xalapan, north of Veracruz in Mexico)'. [See Mirabilis jalapa.]

japonica means 'of or from Japan'. [See Aucuba japonica, Camellia japonica, Cryptomeria japonica, Cryptotaenia japonica, Eriobotrya japonica, Fallopia japonica, Fatsia japonica, Kerria japonica, Lonicera japonica, Prunus japonica, Pseudosasa japonica, Rohdea japonica.]

japonicumi means 'of or from Japan'. [See Ligustrum japonicum.]

japonicus means 'of or from Japan'. [See Euonymus japonicus, Petasites japonicus.]

Jasminum [genus name] is derived from a Persian name yasmin or yasamin for these plants. [See Jasminum.]

Jateorhiza [genus name] is derived from Greek iatos (healing) and rhiza (root) components with reference to medicinal qualities. [See Jateorhiza.]

Jatropha [genus name] is derived from Greek iatro- (physician, doctor) and -trophe (food) components with reference to medicinal qualities of some of the species. [See Jatropha.]

javana means 'of or from Java (Indonesia)'. [See Cissus javana.]

javanica means 'of or from Java (Indonesia)'. [See Cassia javanica.]


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