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Etymologies can be looked-up on Dave's Garden, DoBE and LLD

Name Lookups Short etymology Long etymology Etymology applies to
Erica bibax archives.nd.edu From the Latin bibax = 'to drink', referring to the plant's habitat in seepage areas or near...Edit
Salsola melanantha archives.nd.edu Edit
Lobelia bellidifolia f. stricta archives.nd.edu From the Latin strictus = ‘compressed’ or 'constricted' Edit
De Winton's Long-eared Bat archives.nd.edu Edit
Chaenostoma debile archives.nd.edu Edit
Adhatoda vasica archives.nd.edu Edit
Erica translucens archives.nd.edu Edit
Combretum rupicola archives.nd.edu Edit
Buxanthus archives.nd.edu Edit
Alchemilla potentilloides archives.nd.edu Edit
Conophytum pellucidum var. neohallii archives.nd.edu Edit
Mesembryanthemum purpureo-croceum archives.nd.edu Croceum (L) refers to the Crocus, either flower shape or flower colour.   Edit
Tripteris rigida archives.nd.edu From the Latin rigidus = ‘rigid’  Edit
Nycteranthus calycinus archives.nd.edu From the Greek ‘calcyna’ / ‘kalkynos’ meaning ‘with a noticeable calyx’ or with the petals being...Edit
Afroqueta capensis archives.nd.edu From the Cape Province of South Africa, previously known as the Cape Colony. -ensis is a Latin...Edit

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