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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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radicans is derived from Latin radicis (root) meaning 'with rooting stems'. [See Campsis radicans, Rhus radicans.]

ramboutan-ake is derived from a local Malaysian name name for pulusan (Nephelium ramboutan-ake). [See Nephelium ramboutan-ake.]

ramosa is Latin (branching) meaning 'branched'. [See Orobanche ramosa.]

ramosus is Latin (branching) meaning 'branched'. [See Asphodelus ramosus.]

rapa is Latin (turnip). [See Brassica rapa.]

rapaceum means 'of or relating to turnip (Brassica rapa)'. [See Apium graveolens var. rapaceum.]

raphanistrum is derived from Greek rhaphanis (radish) meaning 'appears quickly' with reference to rapid seed germination. [See Raphanus raphanistrum, Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. landra.]

Raphanus [genus name] is a corruption of Greek rhaphanis derived from Greek ra (quickly) and phaino (I appear) components with reference to rapid seed germination, and is a classical Latin name for 'radish' (Raphanus species). [See Raphanus.]

rapunculus is derived from Latin rapa (turnip) meaning 'little turnip' with reference to the roots. [See Campanula rapunculus.]

Ratibida [genus name] seems (according to authorities) to have obscure derivation and meaning. [See Ratibida.]


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