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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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quadrangularis is derived from Latin quattuor (four) and angulus (angle, corner) meaning 'with four angles'. [See Cissus quadrangularis, Passiflora quadrangularis.]

quadrifolia is derived from Latin quattuor (four) and -folia (leaved) meaning 'four-leaved'. [See Asclepias quadrifolia, Paris quadrifolia, Pinus cembroides var. quadrifolia.]

quassioides is derived from the genus name Quassia and Greek -oides (like) components meaning 'like plants in that genus'. [See Picrasma quassioides.]

quebracho is derived from Spanish quiebra and hacha components meaning 'axe breaks'. [See Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, Schinopsis quebracho-colorado.]

quebracho-blanco is derived from Spanish quiebra and hacha meaning 'axe breaks' and Spanish blanco (white) components. [See Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco.]

quebracho-colorado is derived from Spanish quiebra and hacha components meaning 'axe breaks' and colorado means 'of or from Colorado (south-western United States)' [See Schinopsis quebracho-colorado.]

quercifolium is derived from the genus name Quercus and -folia (leaved) components meaning 'with leaves like those in that (oak) genus'. [See Pelargonium quercifolium.]

Quillaja [genus name] is Chilean (to wash) with reference to the soapy qualities of the species. [See Quillaja.]

quinata is derived from Latin quinque (five) meaning 'in fives, divided into five parts or with parts in fives'.[See Akebia quinata, Pachira quinata.]

quinquefolius is derived from Latin quinque (five) and -folia (leaved) components. [See Panax quinquefolius.]


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