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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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Najas [genus name] is derived from Greek naias (water nymph) with reference to the habitat of species in this genus. [See Najas.]

nana is derived from Latin nanus (dwarf) meaning 'dwarf or small'. [See Betula nana, Phlox nana.]

napellus is derived from Latin napus (kind of turnip) meaning 'small turnip or turnip-rooted'. [See Aconitum napellus.]

napobrassica is derived from Latin napus (kind of turnip) and the genus name Brassica components meaning 'turnip-cabbage'. [See Brassica napus var. napobrassica.]

napus is Latin (kind of turnip) meaning 'turnip-like'. [See Brassica napus, Brassica napus var. napobrassica, Brassica napus var. oleifera.]

narcissiflora is made up of the genus name Narcissus and Latin -flora (flowered) components meaning 'with flower heads similar to some in the Narcissus genus'. [See Hymenocallis narcissiflora.]

Nardostachys [genus name] is derived from Greek nardos (fragrant shrub) and stachys (spike, ear of corn) components. [See Nardostachys.]

Narthecium [genus name] is derived from the diminutive of Greek narthex (rod) meaning 'small rod'. [See Narthecium.]

Nasturtium [genus name] is derived from Latin nasus tortus (twisted nose) with reference to pungent taste of this watercress genus. [See Nasturtium.]

natans is Latin (float, swim) meaning 'floating'. [See Fucus natans, Potamogeton natans, Trapa natans.]


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