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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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obliqua is Latin (slanting, sideways, on one side) meaning 'lop-sided or oblique' with reference to ... . [See Nothofagus obliqua.]

oblonga is Latin (oblong) meaning 'oblong (almost parallel sided)' with reference to the leaves. [See Cydonia oblonga.]

Obolaria [genus name] is derived from Greek oblos (small coin) with reference to the paired leaves. [See Obolaria.]

obscura is Latin (covered, dark, obscure) meaning 'dark, indistinct, obscure, hidden, dusky, unknown or uncertain'. [See Pulmonaria obscura.]

obtusangula is made up of Latin obtusus (blunt) and angulus (angle, corner) components with reference to the fruit. [See Callitriche obtusangula.]

obtusifolia is made up of Latin obtusi- (blunt) and -folia (leaved) components. [See Rosa obtusifolia, Senna obtusifolia.]

obtusifolius is made up of Latin obtusus (blunt) and -folia (leaved) components. [See Rumex obtusifolius.]

occidentalis means 'western (especially North American)'. [See Betula occidentalis, Celtis occidentalis, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Juniperus occidentalis, Larix occidentalis, Platanus occidentalis, Ranunculus occidentalis, Rubus occidentalis, Thuja occidentalis.]

Ochroma [genus name] is derived from Greek ochro- (pale yellow, ochreous). [See Ochroma.]

Ocimum [genus name] is derived from a Greek name for an aromatic plant okimon that may have been basil (Ocimum basilicum). [See Ocimum.]


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